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Re: GDP git clue?

From: Johannes Schindelin
Subject: Re: GDP git clue?
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2007 23:07:49 +0100 (BST)


On Sun, 23 Sep 2007, Michael Rasmussen wrote:

> I'm in need of a clue about git wrt the Lilypond GDP.
> I've cloned the ly source[1], but it doesn't seem to include the GDP
> documentation branch we're working on.  Can you point the error of
> my approach?
> [1] with `git clone git:// lily-doc`

You cloned the complete lilypond.git repository.  And checked out the 
master branch.

This is what you should do now:

$ cd lily-doc
$ git checkout lily-doc

Just for your interest: if you wanted only one branch, you could have done 

$ mkdir lily-doc
$ cd lily-doc
$ git init
$ git remote add -f -t lily-doc origin git://
$ git checkout -b lily-doc origin/lily-doc


First initialise the git repository (the first 3 steps).

Then add a "remote" nick name, i.e. a shortcut for git to know where you 
want to fetch from; "-f" says to fetch right away, and "-t lily-doc" says 
only to fetch the branch "lily-doc".  The nick name is "origin", which has 
the special property that when you say "git pull", git pulls from 

The last line just says that you make a local branch named "lily-doc" from 
the remote branch "origin/lily-doc".


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