[bootlin/training-materials updates] master: Boot time labs: simplify git instructions (aab3bade)

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Fri Oct 29 10:46:39 CEST 2021

Repository : https://github.com/bootlin/training-materials
On branch  : master
Link       : https://github.com/bootlin/training-materials/commit/aab3bade0dccf367f9321b6403dee2422e89ee3a


commit aab3bade0dccf367f9321b6403dee2422e89ee3a
Author: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at bootlin.com>
Date:   Tue Jun 22 13:49:52 2021 +0200

    Boot time labs: simplify git instructions
    - No need for gitk
    - No need for creating commits
    Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at bootlin.com>


 .../boot-time-build-kernel-and-start-system.tex      |  7 ++-----
 .../boot-time-sources-download.tex                   | 20 +++-----------------
 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)

diff --git a/labs/boot-time-build-kernel-and-start-system/boot-time-build-kernel-and-start-system.tex b/labs/boot-time-build-kernel-and-start-system/boot-time-build-kernel-and-start-system.tex
index b9a2363d..521aa101 100644
--- a/labs/boot-time-build-kernel-and-start-system/boot-time-build-kernel-and-start-system.tex
+++ b/labs/boot-time-build-kernel-and-start-system/boot-time-build-kernel-and-start-system.tex
@@ -33,14 +33,11 @@ we are interested in is \code{remotes/stable/linux-5.11.y}.
 First, open the \code{Makefile} file just to check the Linux kernel
 version that you currently have.
-Now, let's create a local branch starting from that remote branch:
+Now, let's check out the \code{5.11.y} branch:
-git checkout -b 5.11-beaglecam stable/linux-5.11.y
+git checkout stable/linux-5.11.y
-This local branch will allow us to keep our modifications to the Linux
-kernel to support the 4.3" LCD cape that we're using.
 Open \code{Makefile} again and make sure you now have a 5.11.<n> version.
 \section{Compiling environment}
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 813ea5a7..7594af45 100644
--- a/labs/boot-time-sources-download/boot-time-sources-download.tex
+++ b/labs/boot-time-sources-download/boot-time-sources-download.tex
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 code}{Save time and start fetching the source code that you will need
 during these labs}
-\section{Installing git packages}
+\section{Installing the git package}
 We are going to access bootloader, kernel and Buildroot sources through
 their \code{git} repositories, which will allow us to track any changes
@@ -12,26 +12,12 @@ Depending on how fast your network connection is (and how many users
 share it), fetching such sources is likely to take a significant amount
 of time. That's why we're starting such downloads now.
-So, let's install the below packages:
+So, let's install the below package:
-sudo apt install git gitk git-email
+sudo apt install git
-\section{Git configuration}
-After installing \code{git} on a new machine, the first thing to do is
-to let \code{git} know about your name and e-mail address:
-git config --global user.name 'My Name'
-git config --global user.email me at mydomain.net
-Such information will be stored in commits. It is important
-to configure it properly in case we need to generate and
-send patches.
 \section{Cloning the Buildroot source tree}
 Go to the \code{$HOME/boot-time-labs/rootfs} directory.

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