git, hg, cvs, codereview – introduction to using plan9port Git repository

git clone plan9
git pull
git diff revision [ path ... ]

The master source tree for Plan 9 from User Space is maintained using the source control system Git.
The first argument to git is a command, which determines the form of the rest of the command line.
The clone command downloads a copy of the tree into the directory plan9, which it will create. After git clone, the other commands listed should be run within the plan9 directory tree.
Git downloads the entire revision history of Plan 9 from User Space in addition to the current tree.
Git pull incorporates changes from the master repository into the local revision history and applies them to the current file tree.
Git diff runs Unix’s diff(1) to compare the files in the local tree with the corresponding files in the revision history. The special revision HEAD refers to the most recent version in the version history.
Gitk starts an interactive history viewer.
The Git tree can be inspected on the web at

directory containing Git local repository
list of files and wildcards to exclude from Git operations

Unix’s git(1), http://git−

Plan 9 from User Space is no longer accessible using CVS or Mercurial; you must use Git.

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