Instructions: How to Install Git from Source on Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Intel x86 (32 or 64 bit) or

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UPDATE: Install Homebrew and run brew install git instead of this script. Trust me. It's the best. It has a strict policy of only installing files into one directory (/usr/local by default). You could just uninstall everything by doing rm -rf /usr/local. There are many other great things. It just works!

Anyway, this used to be the best way to install Git on your Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Intel x86 (32 or 64 bit).

And a sample ~/.gitconfig file:

And my ~/.gitignore file:

Enjoy!