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How to clone, build and install Git as a non-root user.
$ git clone https://github.com/git/git.git
Configure for personal destination directory:
$ make configure $ ./configure --prefix=/home/rpjday/newgit
Build and install:
$ make all install $ make doc install-doc install-html
All installed under your selected directory:
and away you go.