[llvm-dev] Switching to git (Windows experience) (was re:[cfe-dev] Github anyone?)

Alexander Benikowski via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jun 10 04:09:32 PDT 2016

My 2 cents on the topic:

1) I recommend not to use TortoiseGit. It tries to apply SVN workfliw to
git, which doesn' t really work.

2) We use GitExtensions at our company for more than 2 years now. I prefer
to use it with P4Merge instead if KDiff. It works much better(in my

And to answer a specific concern: GitExtensions does have an "Apply Patch"
function integrated in to the UI. I haven't used it yet. But by looking at
it, it supports calling the preferred merge/diff tool when errors occur.
Just like rebasing and merge. I  don't think it can be simpler as that.
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