How to get server-1.2-branch by git ?

Dave Airlie airlied at
Thu Jan 4 22:03:15 PST 2007

On 1/5/07, Pavel Troller <patrol at> wrote:
> Hi!
>   Sorry for a luser's question... But I can't find how to use git to fetch
> server-1.2-branch to my local directory to be able to compile it.
>   I was trying many attempts either to fetch/clone it directly or to clone
> a master and then pull from server-1.2-branch, but I probably can't find an
> exact combination of commands and their parameters to get it working.
>   Some commands looked promising, like
>   git clone git://
>   and then
>   git pull . server-1.2-branch
>   but there were many conflicts, which finally made it to fail.
>   Excuse me again for being so stupid. I'm gracefully working with both cvs
> and svn, but git is probably over my capabilities :-).

git checkout -f server-1.2-branch

after you cloned it.. not git pull..


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