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bug #45656: mention git on project page https://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/

Submitter:  Karl-P. Richter <krichter>
Submitted:  Thu 30 Jul 2015 04:57:13 PM UTC
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  jay
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  None Fixed Release:  None
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Mon 02 Sep 2019 01:26:53 PM UTC, comment #5: 

Thank you!

Karl-P. Richter <krichter>
Sun 01 Sep 2019 09:47:52 PM UTC, comment #4: 

The update to https://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/ is live now.

James Youngman <jay>
Project Administrator
Sun 01 Sep 2019 09:47:00 PM UTC, comment #3: 

I just made the following change to https://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/ :

--- findutils.html 29 Aug 2019 21:03:12 -0000 1.21
+++ findutils.html 1 Sep 2019 21:38:01 -0000 1.22
@@ -125,6 +125,15 @@
 href="https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnu-keyring.gpg">https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnu-keyring.gpg</a>.
 </p>

+<h3>Accessing findutils source code with git</h3>
+
+<p>
+  Official releases can be downloaded as source archives as described
+  above, but the findutils source code is also available via
+  <a href="https://git-scm.com">git</a>.   See the Savannah web page
+  <a href="https://savannah.gnu.org/git/?group=findutils">findutils -
+  Git Repositories</a> for details.
+</p>

 <h3>How to Get Help</h3>

@@ -299,7 +308,7 @@

 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/08/29 21:03:12 $
+$Date: 2019/09/01 21:38:01 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

The change will go live the next time the web repository is exported to the web site.  I'm not sure how often that happens, I'd expect minuted to hours.

I also applied the attached patch to the README file.  That won't be useful to anybody much until the next source release though (if people can see that content already it's because they already know how to use git to access the findutils code).

(file #47430)

James Youngman <jay>
Project Administrator
Sun 01 Sep 2019 03:23:31 PM UTC, comment #2: 

I assume I meant to mention the git repository URL in the downloads section as an alternative to tarball downloads. The description is very unclear, sorry. This link avoid searching for the git repository URL and makes the site more intuitive (otherwise it's only usable with a search engine).

Karl-P. Richter <krichter>
Sun 01 Sep 2019 02:15:15 PM UTC, comment #1: 

What's the change you're proposing?   Why?

James Youngman <jay>
Project Administrator
Thu 30 Jul 2015 04:57:13 PM UTC, original submission:  
Karl-P. Richter <krichter>

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-09-01 jay Attached File- Added 0001-doc-Add-instructions-on-how-to-access-source-via-git.patch, #47430
        StatusNeed Info Fixed
        Assigned toNone jay
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2019-09-01 jay StatusNone Need Info

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