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I would like to install git on a solaris 10 sparc 64 bit machine. Is there a trustworthy repository for solaris packages (like git)?

I would like a binary package.

sunfreeware seems to cost money nowadays, and it is simply too difficult for me to go through purchase, for a simple try-out.

Edit: sunfreeware is still free. You have to click cancel before switching site.

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sunfreeware is free. – Iain Sep 4 '12 at 8:37
Is this still a question? – pjmorse Sep 18 '12 at 19:41
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Have a look to OpenCSW or migrate to Solaris 11 which has git in its standard repository. OpenCSW and Solaris 11 installers automatically handles dependencies unlike Sunfreeware packages.

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This works really great. I managed to use it offline as well. – mirk Sep 4 '12 at 9:02

Sunfreeware has a Sparc Solaris 10 version of git-1.7.6 that would install in /usr/local/bin.

Note that there are a whole bunch of dependencies and they may have dependencies too.

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It lets you click a couple of times, before asking you to subscribe at a cost, which is something I would like to avoid. – mirk Sep 4 '12 at 8:32
@mirk: Just click cancel - sunfreeware is free - I just downloaded the git package and it's dependencies. – Iain Sep 4 '12 at 8:36
stupid me, you are right of course. – mirk Sep 4 '12 at 9:02
The Sunfreeware URL is throwing a 404. – automatthias Apr 22 '14 at 14:24

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