[Numpy-discussion] Getting a clone copy of the NumPy repository.

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 10:01:29 EST 2011

On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 10:09 PM, Hector troy <hector1618 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone, I am a newbie on this open source world, and sincerely
> trying to make contribution to the development of Numpy. I was trying to
> learn about making patches from
> http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/dev/gitwash/patching.html  but unable to get
> the clone of Numpy repository.
> In the terminal error massage shown is -
>     $hector at hector:~$ sudo git clone git://github.com/numpy/numpy.git
>     [sudo] password for hector:
>     Initialized empty Git repository in /home/hector/numpy/.git/
>     github.com[0:]: errno=Connection timed out
>     fatal: unable to connect a socket (Connection timed out)
>     $hector at hector:~$

You should try through http: it may be that your network blocks the
git protocol/port:

git clone http://github.com/numpy/numpy.git

You should also avoid using sudo to clone repositories (although it is
unlikely to be the cause of your issue).



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