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SubjectRe: Arrr! Linux v2.6.14-rc2
~/bin is in many people's paths in many distributions.

Matt

On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 04:57:59PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 September 2005 11:20, Sean wrote:
> >On Tue, September 20, 2005 10:25 am, Gene Heskett said:
> >> Humm, what are they holding out for, more ram or more cpu?:-)
> >>
> >> FWIW, http://master.kernel.org doesn't show it either just now.
> >
> >Gene,
> >
> >While kernel.org snapshots will no doubt be working again shortly, you
> >might want to consider using git. It reduces the amount you have to
> >download for each release a lot.
> >
> >It's really easy to grab a copy of git and use it to grab the kernel:
> >
> >mkdir kernel
> check
> >cd kernel
> check
> >wget http://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/git-core-0.99.7.tar.bz2
> check
> >tar -xvjf git-core-0.99.7.tar.bz2
> check
> >cd git-core-0.99.7
> check
> >make install
> check
> >cd ..
> >
> >git clone \
> >rsync://www.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git \
> >linux
>
> Well, things marched right along till I got to the line for git clone
> etc.
>
> [root@coyote kernel]# git clone
> rsync://www.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git
> linux
> bash: git: command not found
>
> Humm, back up & find it put git stuff in /root/bin ?????
>
> [root@coyote kernel]# /root/bin/git clone \
> rsync://www.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git
> linux
> /root/bin/git-clone: line 2: git-init-db: command not found
> * git clone [-l [-s]] [-q] [-u <upload-pack>] <repo> <dir>
>
> So why did it put it in /root/bin? It's there, but not in my $PATH.
> And theres no "make uninstall" to clean up the install so I might be
> able to cleanly fix the miss-fire... Murphy rides again..
>
> [...]
>
> --
> Cheers, Gene
> "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
> soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
> -Ed Howdershelt (Author)
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> message by Gene Heskett are:
> Copyright 2005 by Maurice Eugene Heskett, all rights reserved.
>
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