Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 449388
git should not require curl, only libcurl
Last modified: 2013-01-10 05:24:17 EST
I was trapped today by the misdesign of curl command, see bug #449369.
So I'd like to remove curl (not libcurl) from my machine.
I cannot co that, because git requires it. But it seems that git calls curl
only in two places: git-clone.sh and git-ls-remote.sh. Couldn't these two be
rewritten so that libcurl would be enough for the whole git.
Yeah, this is an enhancement request and I'm not providing the patch (yet), sorry.
I mentioned the problem on the git list, and was assured that the last occurence
of "curl" command has been removed:
Consequently, when git-1.5.6 is released and accepted to Fedora, we can drop
"Require: curl" and perhaps replace "BuildReuire: curl-devel" by "BuildRequire:
Fixed in git-126.96.36.199-1