latest git version no longer detected by base

Joshua Root jmr at
Sat Apr 16 22:16:33 UTC 2022

On 2022-4-17 01:13 , Chris Jones wrote:
>> FWIW, my syncs still use /opt/local/bin/git after upgrading.
> What OS is this ? For me the issue is happening on macOS 12.

Also macOS 12.

> The problem is completely reproducible. I can uninstall macports git and 
> it starts working again with the system binary, and then reinstall 
> macports version and it stops working again..
> I think at some point I will have to probably just put some more verbose 
> debug into base, to try and help figure out what exactly is happening 
> there to cause it to fail to use macports git correctly.. my suspicion 
> is its something to do with the checks performed at
> <>
> That are no longer working correctly for some reason, leading to a null 
> string being returned, which is the behaviour I see.

I misread your problem description initially, sorry. I still don't see 
any issue with my usage, but it does seem likely to be permissions 
problems as suggested elsewhere. Any error when running the git commands 
in the code you linked to will result in an empty string being returned.

- Josh

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