dealing with git on Windows

I am using git
under Cygwin,
and have both the Cygwin version of Git and the more broad,
Windows version of git installed.

Why have both?
Mostly because each has a problem that the other does not.
Cygwin git (as of version 1.7.2.3) crashes when I do a
git svn rebase“,
while Windows git cannot do
git instaweb“.

Maybe Cygwin git will get updated to not crash, or someone will add “instaweb” to Windows git. Until then, I use both. I differentiate by typing “git.cmd” when I want to use Windows git, and just “git” for Cygwin git.

Maybe I should just make a nice short alias to do “git.cmd svn rebase” for me..

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rae

Mac developer

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