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    SubjectRe: git guidance

    Google is your friend. If you're looking for irc channels you can always try #git at
    Git howto/tutorial/... doesn't belong in the kernel mailinglist.

    Best wishes
    Kristoffer Ericson

    On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 23:33:21 +0100
    Tilman Schmidt <> wrote:

    > So I've watched Linus' Google Tech Talk about git and let him convince
    > me that I've been stupid to use CVS, that Subversion is even worse,
    > and the only sensible approach is to use git. Went ahead and tried to
    > convert my driver development to git.
    > It didn't work too well. The first result was one of maximal
    > embarrassment: I produced a patch that didn't even compile when
    > applied to the official tree. This shouldn't happen with git, right?
    > Well, it did. So now I'm back to keeping a virgin kernel source tree
    > alongside my development area in order to produce diffs. That can't
    > be right?
    > Obviously I'm still being stupid. (Probably an aftereffect of using
    > CVS for too long.) But where do I turn for guidance? I read all the
    > docs and READMEs I could find, but I still don't understand why GIT
    > doesn't produce the results I need, and what to do differently.
    > Does somebody have a step by step tutorial for doing the standard
    > "edit - test - modify - retest - submit - edit - resubmit" sequence
    > with GIT? Is there a GIT newsgroup or mailinglist? Or should I just
    > post my silly questions to LKML?
    > TIA
    > --
    > Tilman Schmidt E-Mail:
    > Bonn, Germany
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    > Ungeöffnet mindestens haltbar bis: (siehe Rückseite)
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