[bootlin/training-materials updates] master: Boot time labs: simplify instructions to fetch sources (2b493c8f)

Michael Opdenacker michael.opdenacker at bootlin.com
Tue Oct 26 08:55:38 CEST 2021

Repository : https://github.com/bootlin/training-materials
On branch  : master
Link       : https://github.com/bootlin/training-materials/commit/2b493c8f0f17c44475fc2a33a3ffb0262b13f62d


commit 2b493c8f0f17c44475fc2a33a3ffb0262b13f62d
Author: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at bootlin.com>
Date:   Tue Oct 26 08:55:38 2021 +0200

    Boot time labs: simplify instructions to fetch sources
    Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at bootlin.com>


 .../boot-time-sources-download.tex                 | 27 ----------------------
 1 file changed, 27 deletions(-)

diff --git a/labs/boot-time-sources-download/boot-time-sources-download.tex b/labs/boot-time-sources-download/boot-time-sources-download.tex
index 7594af45..01d2c11a 100644
--- a/labs/boot-time-sources-download/boot-time-sources-download.tex
+++ b/labs/boot-time-sources-download/boot-time-sources-download.tex
@@ -33,17 +33,6 @@ alternative:
 git clone https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot
-If the connection to the Internet turns out to be not fast enough,
-your instructor can give you a USB flash drive with a
-\code{tar} archive of a recently cloned tree:
-tar xf buildroot-git.tar.xz
-cd buildroot
-git checkout master
-git pull
 We will select a particular release tag later. Let's move on to the next
 source repository.
@@ -62,17 +51,10 @@ or
 git clone https://git.denx.de/u-boot.git
-Similarly, your instructor can give you a pre-downloaded archive if
 \section{Cloning the mainline Linux tree}
 Go to the \code{$HOME/boot-time-labs/kernel} directory.
-This represents the biggest amount of sources to download, actually more
-than 1 GB of data! Again, you can use a pre-downloaded archive if that
-turns out to be to much for your actual connection.
 git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git
@@ -105,15 +87,6 @@ git fetch stable
-As this still represents many git objects to download (about 300 MiB when 5.4 was
-the latest version), if you are using an already downloaded git tree,
-your instructor will probably have fetched the {\em stable} branch ahead
-of time for you too. You can check by running:
-git branch -a
 We will choose a particular stable version in the next labs.
 Now, let's continue the lectures. This will leave time for the commands

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