Question: Convert source tarball to GIT repository

Jan Zerebecki at
Fri Oct 20 16:21:35 CDT 2006

On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 10:00:41PM +0200, Damjan Jovanovic wrote:
> Speaking of which, is there any tarball I can use to make a local GIT
> repository? My internet access is extremely limited, anything not port
> 80 http gets firewalled, and it's a modem too. I need to do some
> regression testing with very old wine versions, so GIT is a must.

Git can also be accessed though http. Most of the repository size
should be in a few "pack" files. I don't know enough of Git to
tell you their location or how to do this, but if you don't have
Git available where you can download greater amounts you might be
fine with just those files and obtaining the rest through your


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