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SubjectRe: git repository for net drivers available
James Ketrenos wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
>
>>This includes the wireless-2.6 repository.
>>
>>rsync://rsync.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jgarzik/netdev-2.6.git
>>
>>The main branch is fairly irrelevant, as you must choose the branch
>>you wish:
>>
>>
>>>[jgarzik@pretzel netdev-2.6]$ ls .git/branches/
>>>8139cp e1000 ixgb r8169 skge
>>>we18
>>>8139too-iomap forcedeth janitor register-netdev smc91x
>>>wifi
>>>amd8111 ieee80211 orinoco remove-drivers smc91x-eeprom
>>>e100 iff-running ppp sis900 starfire
>>
> Ok, I'll bite. Hopefully I'm not the only one tripping on shoe laces...
>
> Here is what I did -- what am I doing wrong?
>
> Following is using cogito 0.10:
>
> REPO=rsync://rsync.kernel.org/pubs/scm/linux/kernel/git/jgarzik/netdev-2.6.git
> cg-clone ${REPO}
> .... get coffee, etc. ... come back and I have a netdev-2.6 tree ...
> cg-branch-add wifi ${REPO}#wifi
> cg-update wifi
> .... connects and attempts to download but fails out with:
>
> ----------------
> receiving file list ... done
> client: nothing to do: perhaps you need to specify some filenames or the
> --recursive option?
>
> rsync: link_stat
> "/scm/linux/kernel/git/jgarzik/netdev-2.6.git/heads/wifi" (in pub)
> failed: No such file or directory (2)

Looks like cogito is using $repo/heads/$branch, whereas my git repo is
using $repo/branches/$branch.

You can achieve what's necessary with

> rsync --verbose --delete --stats --progress \
> -a rsync://rsync.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jgarzik/netdev-2.6.git/ .git

and then

> ( cd .git ; rm -f HEAD ; ln -s branches/wifi HEAD )

and then

> git-read-tree $(cat .git/HEAD) && git-checkout-cache -q -f -a && git-update-cache --refresh



For what it's worth, this is only netdev-2.6 as it appeared in
BitKeeper. I am only now merging all the emailed patches since BK devel
stopped into git, which includes the ipw code you submitted.

Jeff


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