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SubjectRe: Arrr! Linux v2.6.14-rc2
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, doesn't show it either just now.
>While 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
>cd kernel
>tar -xvjf git-core-0.99.7.tar.bz2
>cd git-core-0.99.7
>make install
>cd ..
>git clone \
>rsync:// \
>cd linux
>git checkout
>The above is given as an attachment as well because of annoying word
> wrap issues with the long url's. Anyway, after that you can stay
> current with the latest Linus release with a simple "git pull".

Ok, once all thats done, then anytime I want a snapshot, go there and
do a git checkout, then snapshot copy that dir to
/usr/src/linux-$VERSION, copy the old .config in to this copy, add my
build scripts and go? Anyway, I've just done the above, so we'll
test it out right now.

Cheers, Gene
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