[Ecls-list] How to get git branches?

Daniel Herring dherring at tentpost.com
Fri Feb 27 11:19:39 UTC 2009

On Fri, 27 Feb 2009, Waldek Hebisch wrote:
> Daniel Herring wrote:
>> Very strange.  Anyway, I just uploaded a (15MB) tarball of the git
>> repository to
>> http://tentpost.com/ecl_git.tar
>> To use it,
>> # tar xf ecl_git.tar
>> # cd ecl
>> # git checkout .
>> # git fetch
>> ...
>> Maybe that will work better for you.
> Thanks, I was able to fetch the tarball and checkout works OK.
> However, my impression is that the tarball does not contain
> branches (only head).  I am actually intereted in new_cfun
> branch -- I can fetch head from CVS, but IIUC new_cfun is
> only available via git.

It should have both.

# git checkout -b new_cfun origin/new_cfun

# gitk --all
to view the branches available.

Either way, it is configured to update directly from the SF repo.  So you 
could fetch any missing pieces from there.  Or use the other tarballs 
people have posted.

- Daniel

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