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Re: [PATCH v8 0/5] RUNTIME_PREFIX relocatable Git




Dan Jacques <dnj@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> This is a minor update based on comments from the v6 series.
> I'm hoping this set is good to go!
>
> This patch set expands support for the RUNTIME_PREFIX configuration flag,
> currently only used on Windows builds, to include Linux, Darwin, and
> FreeBSD. When Git is built with RUNTIME_PREFIX enabled, it resolves its
> ancillary paths relative to the runtime location of its executable
> rather than hard-coding them at compile-time, allowing a Git
> installation to be deployed to a path other than the one in which it
> was built/installed.
>
> Note that RUNTIME_PREFIX is not currently used outside of Windows.
> This patch set should not have an impact on default Git builds.
>
> Previous threads:
> v1: https://public-inbox.org/git/20171116170523.28696-1-dnj@xxxxxxxxxx/
> v2: https://public-inbox.org/git/20171119173141.4896-1-dnj@xxxxxxxxxx/
> v3: https://public-inbox.org/git/20171127164055.93283-1-dnj@xxxxxxxxxx/
> v4: https://public-inbox.org/git/20171129223807.91343-1-dnj@xxxxxxxxxx/
> v5: https://public-inbox.org/git/20180108030239.92036-1-dnj@xxxxxxxxxx/
> v5: https://public-inbox.org/git/20180108030239.92036-1-dnj@xxxxxxxxxx/
> v6: https://public-inbox.org/git/20180319025046.58052-1-dnj@xxxxxxxxxx/
> v7: https://public-inbox.org/git/20180325205120.17730-1-dnj@xxxxxxxxxx/
>
> Changes in v8 from v7:
>
> - Add Johannes's Windows patch series to the end (see v7 thread).

Wonderful.  That gives me one less separate topic to worry about ;-)

> - Fix more typos and formatting nits.
> - Rebased on top of "master".