Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Wed May 20 15:03:56 CEST 2020

Repository : https://github.com/bootlin/training-materials
On branch  : master

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Author: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>
Date:   Wed May 20 15:03:56 2020 +0200

Update size figures.

Don't say that "git pull" will be used every morning, as it clearly
isn't something that most people doing kernel development will need to
do.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>

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1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

index 3b21c966..94de303d 100644
@@ -33,10 +33,9 @@ send patches, in particular.
To begin working with the Linux kernel sources, we need to clone its
reference git tree, the one managed by Linus Torvalds.

-The trouble is you have to download more than 1 GB of data!
-
-If you are running this command from home, or if you have very fast
-access to the Internet at work (and if you are not 256 participants in the
+are running this command from home, or if you have very fast access to
+the Internet at work (and if you are not 256 participants in the
training room), you can do it directly by connecting to
\url{https://git.kernel.org}:

@@ -70,9 +69,11 @@ git checkout master
git pull
\end{verbatim}

-Of course, if you directly ran \code{git clone}, you won't have to run
-\code{git pull} today. You may run \code{git pull} every morning though,
-or at least every time you need an update of the upstream source tree.
+Of course, if you directly ran
+\code{git clone}, you won't have to run \code{git pull}, as
+\code{git clone} already retrieved the latest changes. You may need to
+run \code{git pull} in the future though, if you want to update a

\section{Accessing stable releases}

@@ -95,7 +96,7 @@ git fetch stable
\end{verbatim}
}

-As this still represents many git objects to download (253 MiB when 4.19 was
+As this still represents many git objects to download (339 MiB when 5.5 was