Git for Windows

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In order to pull down MythTV source code and to automate the generation of a version file, you need to have Git for Windows installed.

Here are a few details to note:

  • Need to configure to run from the Windows Command Prompt
  • Must not change line endings "Checout as-is, commit as-is"

All other options can be left with defaults.

Installing Git on Windows

This guide used version 1.8.3 of Git downloaded from:

Use default values for all screen except the following:

When on "Adjusting your PATH environment" page, make sure to choose "Run Git from the Windows Command Prompt"


When asked about line endings... make sure to select "Checkout as-is, commit as-is".


Warning.png Warning: FFmpeg will not compile if checked out with windows-style line endings