Rt2x00 GIT instructions
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: 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 http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/git-220.127.116.11.tar.gz 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://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ivd/rt2x00.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://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ivd/rt2x00.git/ 2. git-config user.name "My name goes here" 3. git-config user.email "My email goes here"
DAILY DEVELOPMENT COMMANDS
To get your local copy in sync with the latest from the master branch on the server
1. git fetch git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ivd/rt2x00.git 2. git merge master
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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 developer.example.org>
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 "rt2x00.serialmonkey.com" as the TO address