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Re: [Samba] Problem with git

From: Michael Wood <esiotrot_at_nospam>
Date: Mon May 10 2010 - 07:53:35 GMT
To: Dave Wynne <>

On 10 May 2010 06:44, Dave Wynne <> wrote:
> I'm trying to set up Samba 4 on a test machine, Ubuntu 10.04 32bit server. And when I try git clone or git fetch, the download gets to somewhere between 5% and 50% and stops. What am I doing wrong?
> P.S. I'm running the Ubuntu as a virtual machine in VirtualBox on an XP host.

Maybe you're having network issues.

Try a shallow clone so you don't need to fetch as much data. i.e.
something like this:

$ git clone --depth 1 git:// samba-master

I haven't used the --depth option before, but I think that's how it works.

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