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Rt2x00 GIT instructions

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STEP 0 - Check your distro for specific details on:

1. installing development tools and libraries
2. examples for some distros:
   Fedora Core 10:
   go to "System, Administration, Add/Remove Software"
   click on "Package collections"
   select "Development Libraries" and "Development Tools"
   click "Apply"
   The package manager would then download and install all relevant packages needed for software development.
   Gentoo users should already have a working development setup
   to install git, all you need is to "emerge git"
   Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty:
   Ubuntu has a working development setup
   to install git, all you need is to "sudo apt-get install git-core"

STEP 1 - Install GIT

1. Make sure you have curl installed
2. Check that your distro doesn't have a package that you can just install
3. If it doesn't, grab
4. Extract then 'make; make prefix=/usr/local install'

STEP 2 - Clone a copy of our master repository for your local use

1. git clone git:// rt2x00
2. wait, may take ages, have a snack.
3. cd rt2x00

STEP 3 - Configure GIT settings

1. git-config remote.upload.url git://
2. git-config "My name goes here"
3. git-config "My email goes here"


To get your local copy in sync with the latest from the master branch on the server

1. git fetch git://
2. git merge master

The following instructions are not complete, we're changing this page. Sorry for the inconvenience.

To commit a change in your local branch and push it to your branch on the server (i.e. cvs commit)

1. cg commit -e
2. An editor will fire up and you can enter in your commit description which should appear as per below 
     rt2x00: subject of the patch
     Description of the patch you are commiting. Make sure you include the blank line below.
     Signed-off-by: Random J Developer <random at>

To make a patch from your branch to send to rt2x00-users

1. Make sure you first have an up-to-date branch from master (as per above)
2. git-format-patch master
3. git-send-email patchfilename     (replace with the filename of the patch(s) given by the command above)
4. Fill in your from address and put "users" at "" as the TO address



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