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How To Make a Distribution Build using GIT?

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I just finished building and installing git on my Android device. After testing, I'd like to build it in such a way that I can tarball and upload/send it.

Are there any make targets that would allow me to do that or do I need to rebuild with the NO_CROSS_DIRECTORY_HARDLINKS option and install to a stage /usr/git or /usr/local/git?

posted Sep 3, 2014 by anonymous

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