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authorJunio C Hamano <>2005-12-14 20:57:49 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2005-12-14 20:57:49 (GMT)
commita4adf54d38ba49e58511aaafd18e99e6d3d4dabb (patch)
tree91d89a9f34db40c943fff888ae5ab4e56e5ecfc1 /Documentation/howto
parent01f49e3453d9960fec62d93bc3a66784f1be4c26 (diff)
Documentation: topic branches
Recommend git over ssh direct to, instead of going over rsync to public machines, since this is meant to be a procedure for kernel subsystem maintainers. Also fix an obvious typo. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/howto/using-topic-branches.txt b/Documentation/howto/using-topic-branches.txt
index 4698abe..4944297 100644
--- a/Documentation/howto/using-topic-branches.txt
+++ b/Documentation/howto/using-topic-branches.txt
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ test tree and then pull to the release tree as that would leave trivial
patches blocked in the test tree waiting for complex changes to accumulate
enough test time to graduate.
-Back in the BitKeeper days I achieved this my creating small forests of
+Back in the BitKeeper days I achieved this by creating small forests of
temporary trees, one tree for each logical grouping of patches, and then
pulling changes from these trees first to the test tree, and then to the
release tree. At first I replicated this in GIT, but then I realised
@@ -42,7 +42,8 @@ So here is the step-by-step guide how this all works for me.
First create your work tree by cloning Linus's public tree:
- $ git clone rsync:// work
+ $ git clone \
+ work
Change directory into the cloned tree you just created
@@ -52,7 +53,7 @@ Set up a remotes file so that you can fetch the latest from Linus' master
branch into a local branch named "linus":
$ cat > .git/remotes/linus
- URL: rsync://
+ URL:
Pull: master:linus