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Accessing Source


You can download fixes for particular releases of busybox, e.g. downloads/fixes-major-minor-patch/

Anonymous Source Access

We allow anonymous (read-only) Git access to everyone. To grab a copy of the BusyBox repository using anonymous git access:
git clone git://busybox.net/busybox.git
git clone http://git.busybox.net/busybox/

Once you have the repository, stable branches can be checked out by doing:

git checkout remotes/origin/1_NN_stable

If you are not already familiar with using Git, you should visit the git website. If you are already comfortable with using Subversion, you may want to try the SVN Crash Course document.

Once you've checked out a copy of the source tree, you can update your source tree at any time so it is in sync with the latest and greatest by entering your BusyBox directory and running the command:

git pull
Because you've only been granted anonymous access to the tree, you won't be able to push any changes. Changes can be submitted for inclusion by posting them to the BusyBox mailing list. For those that are actively contributing Git commit access can be made available.

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