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SubjectRe: Updated git HOWTO for kernel hackers
On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 06:24:54PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> Things in git-land are moving at lightning speed, and usability has
> improved a lot since my post a month ago: http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/5/26/11
>
>
>
> 1) installing git
>
> git requires bootstrapping, since you must have git installed in order
> to check out git.git (git repo), and linux-2.6.git (kernel repo). I
> have put together a bootstrap tarball of today's git repository.
>
> Download tarball from:
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/jgarzik/git-20050622.tar.bz2

<blatant self-promotion>
daily snapshots (refreshed once an hour) are available at:
http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/projects/git-snapshots/git/
</blatant self-promotion>

> tarball build-deps: zlib, libcurl, libcrypto (openssl)
>
> install tarball: unpack && make && sudo make prefix=/usr/local install

the sudo thing isn't necessary. make install by itself installs it
in ~/bin/ just fine.

> After reading the rest of this document, come back and update your copy
> of git to the latest:
> rsync://rsync.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/git.git

See above, which allows you to skip this step ;)

Dave

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