Re: Git documentation reorganization and cleanup

On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 7:17 AM, Alberto Ruiz <aruiz gnome org> wrote:
> 2009/4/18 Sandy Armstrong <sanfordarmstrong gmail com>:
>> Hi all,
>> Just a quick note that I've been working a bit on cleaning up our git
>> documentation.  It is now centralized here:
>> And the main developer howto has been simplified.  It now recommends a
>> single simple workflow of hacking, making a single commit, and
>> generating a patch using `git format-patch HEAD^`:
>> I really want to keep this page comprehensible for new contributors,
>> as much as we can.  If you have ideas for how to improve it, any help
>> is welcome.  Please keep in mind that I'm actually pretty new to git,
>> and may not be aware of better workflows for new contributors.
> Hi Sandy,
> great job. However I miss some docs for maintainers of new modules.
> In freedesktop when you have a new empty repository, you can't clone
> that repository (something that sounds like the natural first step,
> specially for people used to subversion). So you have to create your
> own repository, push it, and then set the origin properly.
> I found this step pretty confusing at the time.

I'll make sure more places link to this.

Thanks for the feedback,

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