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Re: [egit-dev] Git# based on JGit

tisdag 13 oktober 2009 17:18:55 skrev  Shawn O. Pearce:
> Alex Blewitt <alex.blewitt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > One of the benefits they cite is the friendly license of JGit in
> > comparison to the GPL. Be interesting to see how it goes ...
> >
> >
> Yea, I've been watching that project a bit.  They already found
> and reported what may be a bug in one of our test caess, the test
> fails on Windows under both Java and C#.  :-)
> I'm glad to see they finished porting the current code.  Its not
> easy to port the volume of code we have.  But I think they also have
> a few more hands hacking than we do, and they have the luxury of
> starting from a friendly license (EDL), and being able to directly
> line-for-line copy the code.
Unlike some porting project that come up this one seems well
organized and structured which explains their rapid progress.

Turns out part of that bug was a porting error (no octal escapes
in C#).

> Robin and I always thought the way to get Git on C# was to use
> a Java -> CLR compiler.  But these guys decided to just port the
> code instead.  Yay for them.

I tried running jgit using ILKVM but that hung in deflate. 

-- robin

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