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I did

 yum install git-core 

and then git

and i am getting

bash: git: command not found

What did i miss in above steps?

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Which repository did git-core get installed from? – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams May 4 '10 at 6:43
git.i386 – dhaval May 4 '10 at 6:56
Note that yum doesn't exist in RHEL-4, maybe you meant CentOS-4? Also, personally, I wouldn't use/recommend rpmforge ... you're likely to have better luck with EPEL. – James Antill May 5 '10 at 21:55
up vote 1 down vote accepted

Do a

yum provides */git

This will tell you which package provides the git command itself. It's possible your git-core is just a bundle of common libraries and the like rather than git itself.

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cool thanx but i installed it from tar directly in the meanwhile – dhaval May 4 '10 at 9:32

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