DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2009-10
Re: how to add v2.4.1 tag to .git/ dir
On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, Peter Avalos wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 09:30:02AM +0530, Saifi Khan wrote:
> > Hi:
> > On installing DragonFly 2.4.1 from the DVD, there is a .git/
> > directory that is created in /usr/src.
> > Running the command 'git tag' does not show 'v2.4.1'
> > v2.0.1
> > v2.1.1
> > v2.2.0
> > v2.2.1
> > v2.3.0
> > v2.3.1
> > v2.4.0
> > how do i add 'v2.4.1' tag to .git/
> > so that i can later do a 'git pull' ?
> I think you're confused about what a tag is in git. Basically it is
> just an alias for a specific state of the repository. When you do a
> 'git pull', it will update all the tags for you. I think want you're
> getting at is wanting a specific branch. The DragonFly_RELEASE_2_4
> branch will get you the latest 2.4 code.
Thanks Peter for your reply.
What is the purpose of the .git/ directory in /usr/src at the
time the user installs DragonFlyBSD from the DVD ?
This artifact is not seen in the DragonFlyBSD CD i386 or AMD64.
If the user needs the source code, (s)he can very well follow
as outlined at
run the Makefile (in /usr directory) and target 'src-create'