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Build git from source code on CentOS 7

Build git from source code

1) Go to and check out the latest version of Git

Currently, the latest version is 2.18.0. Download and extract it and go to the folder of the source code:

tar xf git-2.18.0.tar.gz
cd git-2.18.0/

2) Install the dependencies

yum groupinstall 'Development Tools'
yum install curl-devel expat-devel gettext-devel openssl-devel zlib-devel perl-CPAN perl-devel

3) Configure

make configure
./configure --prefix=/usr/local

4) Compile

make all

5) Install

make install
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