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Git on Mac
Having Git installed on your system will make it simpler to download, install and manage Radiant extensions.
If you have Macports installed, you can use it to install Git from the Terminal, like so…
[sudo] port install git-core
For information on installing Macports refer to their documentation.
If you have Homebrew installed, you can use it to install Git from the Terminal, like so…
brew install git
For information on installing Homebrew refer to their documentation.
Using the Finder
You can download Git as a .pkg file to install using Mac OS X’s Installer.
- Download the latest version
- Double click the downloaded
- Double click the
- Follow the instructions from the installer
- Ensure everything succeeded
- Open the Terminal application from Applications / Utilities
If you don’t see something like
git version 1.6.2 something went wrong, most likely you don’t have the install directory in your
PATH. To find out if this is the case run:
If you now see a version number as expected your shell’s
PATH is the problem. Run
echo $SHELL and then refer to Google for the details of your shell (for example “add path bash”).
Additionally you may want to install GitX which adds a very nice GUI on top of the Git tools.