Chapter 2. Setting up to Manage Application Versions
Effective version control is essential to all multi-developer projects. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is distributed with Git, a distributed version control system.
Development ToolsAdd-on during system installation to install Git.
Alternatively, install the git package from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux repositories after the system is installed.
# yum install git
To get the latest version of Git supported by Red Hat, install the rh-git218 component from Red Hat Software Collections.
# yum install rh-git218
Set the full name and email address associated with your Git commits:
git config --global user.name "full name"$
git config --global user.email "email_address"
Replace full name and email_address with your actual name and email address.
To change the default text editor started by Git, set value of the
git config --global core.editor command
Replace command with the command to be used to start the selected text editor.