Install git on CentOS

I wanted to put git on one of my CentOS 5.5 servers. Following the links to download the source led to a web page advising to install with yum. But when I tried,

# yum install git
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
* base:
* extras:
* updates:
Setting up Install Process
No package git available.
Nothing to do

frustrating! Here’s the solution, add the webtatic repository first:
# Add the repository
rpm -Uvh

# Install the latest version of git
yum install --enablerepo=webtatic git-all

a lot of dependencies were installed and updated. I didn’t need the workaround mentioned, but in case someone else might:
To work around Missing Dependency: perl(Git) errors:
yum install --enablerepo=webtatic --disableexcludes=main git-all

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