Broken master and newcomers.

Anthonys Lists antlists at
Wed Apr 6 23:14:23 UTC 2016

On 07/04/2016 00:08, Norbert Thiebaud wrote:
>> Imho, IF we do something like this, we should use the git facilities to
>> >create a shallow clone backup, that people can then use ftp or rsync or some
>> >other interruptible protocol to download.
> We have been doing that for years:
That should then make this whole discussion moot then? Just modify the 
instructtions to warn newcomers that master *can* be broken, and if they 
want a known-good build to start with, go and get a bundle rather than 
using clone. Once thye've got a good build they can "git pull" and go 
from there.


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