[PATCH v2 04/10] user: Add "Obtain the Sources" section

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Tue Feb 12 06:18:07 UTC 2019

On 12/02/2019 03:48, Chris Johns wrote:
>> We chose
>> +:file:`$HOME/quick-start/rtems/5` as the installation prefix.
>> +
>> +You need at least two source archives or Git repositories to work with RTEMS.
>> +You can download the source archives for a released RTEMS version or you can
>> +clone Git repositories to get all versions of RTEMS including the development
>> +head.
>> +
>> +We will clone the Git repositories into :file:`$HOME/quick-start/src`.
>> +
>> +.. code-block:: none
>> +
>> +    mkdir -p $HOME/quick-start/src
>> +    cd $HOME/quick-start/src
>> +    git clonehttps://git.rtems.git/rtems-source-builder  rsb
>> +    git clonehttps://git.rtems.git/rtems
> I feel we need the https access to git fixed for this to be in the doco. I have
> no idea how to sort this out. We have and are supporting git:// so may be this
> should be documented and the alternative added as helper for those who cannot to
> git via the git protocol?

We should fix our HTTPS clone support or use Github as the default 
source for read-only clones. From my point of view offering the Git 
protocol is user unfriendly. The clone via HTTPS works everywhere, even 
behind firewalls and proxies.

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