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@ 2008-01-10 16:49 moore
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commit 87bc11379df13e358e67a9c37206c3d52f13a5eb
Author: Tim Moore <>
Date:   Thu Jan 10 17:46:21 2008 +0100

    Removed references to CVS and added pointers to Git docs


Summary of changes:
 htdocs/build/git-fu.html      |    2 +-
 htdocs/build/index.html       |   29 ++++++++++++++++-------------
 htdocs/build/rhel/index.html  |    2 +-
 htdocs/getinvolved/index.html |   21 +++++++--------------
 4 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 29 deletions(-)

First 500 lines of diff:
diff --git a/htdocs/build/git-fu.html b/htdocs/build/git-fu.html
index 6dbbaa8..67adc9e 100644
--- a/htdocs/build/git-fu.html
+++ b/htdocs/build/git-fu.html
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@
             <td valign="top">
 	      <!-- start text -->
-<em>frysk</em> is changing from CVS
+<em>frysk</em> has changed from CVS
 to <a href="">Git</a>
 for its source control system. This page is meant to ease the
 transition for new Git users and point the way towards the more
diff --git a/htdocs/build/index.html b/htdocs/build/index.html
index 15df093..6da2c14 100644
--- a/htdocs/build/index.html
+++ b/htdocs/build/index.html
@@ -430,22 +430,17 @@ Use <tt>CNTRL-B</tt>.
 <h3><a name="faq-git">GIT Questions, with Answers</h3></a>
+<p>See our <a href="git-fu.html">Git page</a> for examples of working
+  with Git.
-<a name="How do I cut a branch?">
-How do I cut a branch?</dt></a> <dd><br>This needs to be rewritten for
-Git.<br>First choose a name for your branch, it should include both
-your user name, a terse hint as to the branches purpose, and todays
-date.  For instance <tt>pmuldoon-fcore-20061101</tt>, or
-<tt>cagney-triage12345-20061122</tt>.  Two tags will be created, first
-one for the branch point, and second one for the branch:
-$ cvs -d:.. rtag BRANCH-branchpoint frysk
-$ cvs -d... rtag -r BRANCH-branchpoint -b BRANCH-branch frysk
+<dt>How do I cut a branch?</dt>
+<dd> See our Git page's <a href="git-fu.html#branches">section on
+  branches</a>. A good Git practice is to take advantage of the
+  hierarchical nature of branch names and give short-lived "topic"
+  branches names like <tt>topic/regsbugfix</tt>.
 <dt>How do I import a third party package into frysk-imports?</dt>
@@ -533,6 +528,14 @@ Comments on how to improve this process appreciated.
+<dt>How do I create a tag or a branch at a certain date?</dt>
+<dd>There isn't a direct command for doing this in Git. Instead, you
+  can find the SHA1 hash of the last commit before a date with:
+git-rev-list --before=2007-12-14 --pretty=oneline -n1 HEAD
+and make the branch or tag using the hash.
               <!-- end text -->
diff --git a/htdocs/build/rhel/index.html b/htdocs/build/rhel/index.html
index 34009c1..701c44d 100644
--- a/htdocs/build/rhel/index.html
+++ b/htdocs/build/rhel/index.html
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ bug.
 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 3 and later include <tt>gcc4</tt>
 and <tt><em>frysk</em></tt> RPMs that contain everything needed to
-build <em>frysk</em> from <tt>CVS</tt>; just install RPMs for the following:
+build <em>frysk</em> from Git; just install RPMs for the following:
 up2date make transfig \
diff --git a/htdocs/getinvolved/index.html b/htdocs/getinvolved/index.html
index aaef2b5..7665a7a 100755
--- a/htdocs/getinvolved/index.html
+++ b/htdocs/getinvolved/index.html
@@ -133,18 +133,11 @@ standard sourceware-style services.</p>
-<li><b>Anonymous CVS</b> <br>First login to the CVS server as
+<li><b>Git</b> <br>Use Git to clone the <em>frysk</em> repository and check
+out the sources:
-cvs -d login
-{enter "anoncvs" as the password}<br>
-The list of modules can then be listed with:
-cvs -d co -c
+git-clone git://
 Details on how to build and run <em>frysk</em> can be found on the <a
@@ -152,13 +145,13 @@ href="../build/">build</a> page.
-<li><b>Web CVS</b> <br> The <em>frysk</em> sources can be browsed <a
-cvsweb</a>.  </li>
+<li><b>Web Git</b> <br> The <em>frysk</em> sources can be browsed <a
+gitweb</a>.  </li>
-<p>People needing CVS write access can request it using <a
+<p>People needing write access to the Git repository can request it using <a
 href="">this handy

frysk system monitor/debugger

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