How to install Git on a cpanel server (CentOS)

Git is an open source package for managing version control. The installation of Git on a server must required some dependencies. First we need to install all dependencies for installing Git smoothly.

Installing dependencies:

[[email protected] ]# yum -y install zlib-devel openssl-devel cpio expat-devel gettext-devel

Git installation:
Change the directory to ‘/usr/local/src’ and download the tar file and install it. Do the following steps for doing the same.

[[email protected] ]# wget
[[email protected] ]# tar xvzf git-latest.tar.gz
[[email protected] ]# cd git-date
[[email protected] ]# autoconf
[[email protected] ]# ./configure –with-curl=/usr/local
[[email protected] ]# make
[[email protected] ]# make install


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