Hi am working on salesforce touch. I am trying to Install the Mobile SDK for Android but while doing it in the step 3. their is 'Open a command prompt in the directory where you installed the cloned repository, and run the install script from the command line: ./install.sh' while doing this process i am getting error "There was an error getting the status of the git repository:"Make sure the 'git' executable is on your PATH variable" can anybody help me to solve this issue.
I know it's been awhile since you posted the question, but I ran into the exact problem you encountered today: I'm trying to install the Salesforce Mobile SDK kit for Android on Windows 7. The guide
Clone the SalesforceMobileSDK-Android project from GitHub:
git clone https://github.com/forcedotcom/SalesforceMobileSDK-Android.git
And you have to do this in
Then it says:
Windows ------- Run the install script from the Windows command line:
cd SalesforceMobileSDK-Android cscript install.vbs
So I go to
cmd, fumble around for a bit finding my
GitHub\SalesforceMobileSDK-Android directory. When I try to
cscript install.vbs, it says:
There was an error getting the status of the git repository: '' Make sure the 'git' executable is on your PATH variable.
So I go to change my
PATH variable, but I can't find anything like
*--something--*\Git\bin to point to. Then I realized, it's trying to use the
The solution is to do everything in
Powershell. That is, in
Go to your directory and
The question is long long time ago..But I'm posting this answer since I have faced the same issue and was able to resolve the issue.
After installing GIT, simply set the PATH* in your environment variables. This link will help you. Open new Command prompt and retry.