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Questions tagged [github]

Questions about the Github repository used for Monero source code and source code of related projects

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Why are all build statuses on Monero's Github failing?

Should I use a Debian distro with an armv8 architecture if I am looking for stability?
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Monero Forking Guide

I have been recommended to use the CryptoNote Forking guide (https://cryptonotestarter.org/inner.html) as a basis for Forking Monero. However, there are a number of differences. For example, the ...
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Mitigating Risks of Forking Monero

When Forking Monero on GitHub, the code base becomes a public repository. The benefit of Forking as opposed to cloning into a private repository is that the link to the original code base is ...
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If I compile from source, how can I change default wallet and daemon 10-block lock time?

Before I go further, I'll point out: This is procedure could put one's privacy at risk. This would cause a tx to fail more often in the case of a chain reorg. There's likely more than two ...
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How is building the GUI from source different from building monerod/CLI?

Since I've been building monerod/CLI from source since before the GUI wallet was released, I already have a fully populated monero directory with my wallet and everything else that gets installed in ...
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A SHA-1 collision has been found. Does that mean the Monero repositories on Github can be compromised?

Git (and thus Github) relies on the SHA-1 hash function to guarantee that files can't be secretly changed. Now a collision has been found: two different files that produce the same hash. The ...
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Tools to ease Monero source code pull request

After seeing this meta question I thought I would research the difficulty of submitting a pull request to replace mixin with ring size everywhere it is found in Monero source code. Although I believe ...
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Source code history “immutability”

I'm fairly new to git and it seems surprisingly easy to rewrite past commits. I'm aware of the signed commits, and if I understand it correctly, it prevents against unauthorized/untrusted write ...
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Can I run/host my own private block explorer?

I host my own node because I want my privacy level to be as high as possible. But if I want to view my transactions on the blockchain, right now I have to use a block explorer that someone else is ...
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Following coding progress between dev meetings

Monero biweekly development meeting summaries and logs and are published by hellomonero. How can a non developer without the desire to compile from source or idle in IRC stay up to date with recent ...
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Activity of Moneromooo

What percentage of Monero pull requests so far have been made by Moneromooo? Is Moneromooo the most active Monero developer? How was did Moneromooo choose his name?
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Time between pull requests and merging

I have noticed that some pull requests pass tests and receive comments like "works for me" or "fixes issue #xxx" from other developers but are not merged for several weeks afterwards. Assuming one ...
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Purpose of the Monero GitHub “meta”

According the Hello Monero dev meeting highlights for 2016-11-13 a new Github was created for organizational issues. What type of issues is this GitHub meant to address? Will the same Collective Code ...
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Updating my monero master

So I cloned the monero github onto my computer around 2 months ago. How do I update the entire thing to the most current release? Is there a simple way to do so?
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Editing Monero Papers

I have been reading some of the papers available on Monero, and they contain a lot of typos and other small errors. It would be great if we could fix and clarify them. Don't get me wrong, I greatly ...
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Use official binaries or compile master myself?

Is the master branch on https://github.com/monero-project/bitmonero considered to be stable enough at all times to use it for nontrivial amounts of Monero, or would you rather recommend to stick with ...
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Is public testnet for RingCT planned prior to its release?

Now that a pull request to merge RingCT has appeared in GitHub are there plans to create a public testnet? If so how would someone participate and help test the code?
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How can someone verify that the source downloaded from github is genuine?

When someone downloads the Monero source tree from github, there is a possible risk that this is not what the developers created. This could be MITM attacks, whether between developers and github or ...