[arch-projects] Contributing to initscripts (Was: [initscripts] [PATCH 00/13] Minor fixes, simplifications and cosmetics)

Kurt J. Bosch kjb-temp-2009 at alpenjodel.de
Fri Jun 24 11:49:33 EDT 2011

Tom Gundersen, 2011-06-24 12:24:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 12:05 PM, Kurt J. Bosch
> <kjb-temp-2009 at alpenjodel.de>  wrote:
>>> Do you have a public git repo I could pull from to make my life simpler?
>> Sorry, no. Guess I would need to learn more about git first.
> I changed the subject as this might be relevant to more people:
> If you want me to apply a non-trivial number of patches to
> initscripts, it would be very helpful if you could put them in a
> public repo (if you can't that's ok, it just means it might take a bit
> longer for me to apply them, and there is a bigger risk they might be
> forgotten).
> One way to do this is using github. Super quick guide:
> 1) signup at http://github.com/ (the free account is probably what you want)
> 2) upload your ssh pulickey to github:
> “Account Settings”>  Click “SSH Public Keys”>  Click “Add another public key”
> 3) create repository called 'initscripts' ("Dashboard">  "New Repository")
> 4) add the newly created repository on your machine:
> $ git remote add<username>  git at github.com:<username>/initscripts.git
> 5) push your local branch (let's say you called it 'work') to the
> public repository
> $ git push<username>  work
> (if you have just been committing to the master branch, that's fine,
> just push that instead:
> $ git push<username>  master
> -t
Done. But with two slight modifications:
* git remote add myorigin git at github.com:kujub/initscripts.git
   git remote add origin git at github.com:kujub/initscripts.git
   fatal: remote origin already exists.
* git push myorigin master
   (as said on git-hub after creating repo)

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