How to install git-core instead of 1.7.7

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Tue Feb 28 02:37:23 PST 2012

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 04:41, seron <mirimiri66 at> wrote:

> port tells me that there are two different versions of git available, but
> when I try to install the newer version the older one gets installed
> instead. It looks like this:
> --------------------------
> $ port search git-core
> git-core @1.7.7 (devel)
>    A fast version control system (perl5.14 modified)
> git-core @ (devel)
>    A fast version control system

You have the same port in the standard ports and in a personal ports
repository.  The former is being installed.  Per the comment in
/opt/local/etc/macports/sources.conf.default, you may want to move your
local repository before the standard one in sources.conf.

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at
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