how to add v2.4.1 tag to .git/ dir

Dmitri Nikulin dnikulin at
Mon Oct 19 05:05:16 PDT 2009

On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Matthew Dillon
<dillon at> wrote:
> :Thanks Peter for your reply.
> :
> :What is the purpose of the .git/ directory in /usr/src at the
> :time the user installs DragonFlyBSD from the DVD ?
>    It should provide a preloaded git repo which you can then just do
>    a 'git fetch' to bring it up-to-date from the internet.  So
>    instead of having to download the entire repo over the net
>    you only have to download an incremental update.

Isn't "git pull" preferable if the user does not need to review or
merge changes?

Dmitri Nikulin

Centre for Synchrotron Science
Monash University
Victoria 3800, Australia

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