23094Re: [nslu2-linux] Re: Getting started with development for the slug
- Feb 1, 2009Ah, just noticed that you are using colinux, like me. Got the git problem too. I started by installing a raw git tarball, then I noticed that upgrading to debian unstable (which is stable enough to build a linux distro) was a more convenient solution to get the right package versions.
Also note that you will need a *huge* disk image for colinux to build more than the simple "<osname>-image" :)On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 6:02 PM, Sébastien Lorquet <squalyl@...> wrote:
I think you need a more recent version of "git". Mine is:
slug@debian:~$ cat /etc/debian_version
slug@debian:~$ git --version
git version 22.214.171.124
slug@debian:~$2009/2/1 vivekv <venugopalan.vivek@...>Hm... I am on git 126.96.36.199. I do have a resonable network connection--- In email@example.com, "Mike (mwester)" <mwester@...> wrote:
> vivekv wrote:
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Sébastien Lorquet <squalyl@>
> >> http://www.nslu2-linux.org/
> >> http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Development/HomePage
> >> http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Development/MasterMakefile
> >> http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Development/MasterMakefile#debian
> >> you're welcome ;-)
> > Been there and done that.
> But you didn't tell us that.
> > I was hoping for more recent experiences.
> The wiki is reasonably up-to-date and works for many others. So I
> rather suspect it's not out-of-date documentation that we should be
> looking for...
> > For example here is what I am facing when try to install unslung
> > vivekv@insideman:~$ cd slug
> > vivekv@insideman:~/slug$ make setup
> > [ -e common/.git/config ] || \
> > ( git clone git://repo.or.cz/nslu2-linux/master.git common
> > rm -f Makefile && \
> > ln -s common/Makefile Makefile )
> > touch common/.git/config
> > [ -e bitbake/.svn/entries ] || \
> > ( svn co svn://svn.berlios.de/bitbake/tags/bitbake-1.8.10
> > bitbake )
> > touch bitbake/.svn/entries
> > [ -e openembedded/.git/config ] || \
> > ( git clone git://git.openembedded.net/openembedded
> > openembedded ; \
> > cd openembedded ; \
> > git config --add remote.origin.fetch
> > '+refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/*' )
> > remote: Counting objects: 267640, done.
> > remote: Compressing objects: 100% (93094/93094), done.
> > Indexing 267640 objects.
> > fatal: unexpected EOF done
> > fatal: early EOF
> > fatal: index-pack died with error code 128
> > fetch-pack from 'git://git.openembedded.net/openembedded' failed.
> OUCH! Looks like your host's git failed. Perhaps a bad network
> connection? Firewall? Proxy config?
> > /bin/sh: line 2: cd: openembedded: No such file or directory
> Yeah, the git command failed, so the openembedded git repo isn't there
> for the cd command to cd to... so this is rather expected at this point.
> > git: 'config' is not a git-command
> Uh-oh -- this is bad.
> > The most commonly used git commands are:
> > add Add files to the index file
> > apply Apply patch on a git index file and a work tree
> > archive Creates a archive of the files in the named tree
> > bisect Find the change that introduced a bug
> > branch List, create, or delete branches.
> > checkout Checkout and switch to a branch
> > cherry-pick Apply the change introduced by an existing commit
> > clone Clones a repository
> > commit Record your changes
> Hmmm... no git config command. I'm guessing that your host git is
> possibly just out-of-date; that may also explain the troubles earlier as
> well. As a data point, git --version on my system is 188.8.131.52; I think I
> recall that 1.5.3 was also working fine for me.
> What Debian version are you running for your host?
> Mike (mwester)
(no drops etc., .5 MBPS) and the failure happens when setup is about
20-25% indexing complete. I cant seem to find a newer version of git.
apt-get cant find it. I have to look for it manually I guess. I am
running Debian 4.0 Etch on CoLinux.
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