[Slackbuilds-users] Satus Update

King Beowulf kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 19:30:19 UTC 2012

On 09/09/2012 03:53 PM, xgizzmo at slackbuilds.org wrote:
> ....
> We still have lots of work to do, but we think we're at the point
> where you can help (a lot), and here's how:
> Get a local copy of our git repo:
>    git clone git://slackbuilds.org/slackbuilds.git
> Make sure you have the "master" branch checked out:
>    git checkout master
> Create a working branch and switch to it:
>    git branch <yourname>
>    git checkout <yourname>
> Commit fixes for the stuff that you maintain - one app per commit.
> In other words, don't change two different builds in a single
> commit.  Once you finish, generate some patches of your branch
> compared to the master branch:
>    git format-patch master..<yourname>
> Send those patches to us.
> ....
Admittedly, I am a git novice, but when  trying to follow the above 
instructions I get, after cloning:

$ git checkout master
fatal: Not a git repository (or any parent up to mount parent )
Stopping at filesystem boundary (GIT_DISCOVERY_ACROSS_FILESYSTEM not set).

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