[FE training-materials-updates] labs/buildroot-basic: specify alternate download solutions

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Jun 24 16:01:15 CEST 2015

Repository : git://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials.git

On branch  : master
Link       : http://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials/commit/?id=1ba222eab81440ab40681debf423140979a34202


commit 1ba222eab81440ab40681debf423140979a34202
Author: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
Date:   Tue Jun 23 09:23:50 2015 +0200

    labs/buildroot-basic: specify alternate download solutions
    Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>


 labs/buildroot-basic/buildroot-basic.tex | 13 +++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)

diff --git a/labs/buildroot-basic/buildroot-basic.tex b/labs/buildroot-basic/buildroot-basic.tex
index 54ce02e..23e201b 100644
--- a/labs/buildroot-basic/buildroot-basic.tex
+++ b/labs/buildroot-basic/buildroot-basic.tex
@@ -34,6 +34,19 @@ Buildroot source code from its Git repository:
 git clone git://git.busybox.net/buildroot
+If your company blocks the {\em Git} protocol (they should not!), then
+you can try to clone over HTTP:
+git clone http://git.buildroot.net/git/buildroot.git
+In the worst case, if neither work, you can download the Buildroot
+tarball \code{buildroot-2015.02.tar.bz2} from
+\code{http://buildroot.org/downloads/} and extract it. However in this
+case, you won't be able to use {\em Git} to visualize your changes and
+keep track of them.
 Go into the newly created \code{buildroot} directory.
 We're going to start a branch from the {\em 2015.02} Buildroot

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