Getting the source code

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Arcemu uses a Source Control Management system called GIT.
The role of source control management is to maintain records about the changes in the controlled/tracked files.
So that we know who changed what and when, and if needed we can go back to earlier versions.
NOTE: This is very different from a simple file storage, therefore when you get the Arcemu source code, you don't just download some files, actually you download all versions of all files we have in our repository.

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ArcEmu GIT repository information

You can clone the Arcemu GIT repository using the following address git://github.com/arcemu/arcemu.git

Step 1: Installing a GIT client

On Windows you will have to work with msysgit, read the Article about installing it http://arcemu.org/wiki/Installing_msysgit

On other platforms read the individual wiki articles about the platform you are on.

Step 2: Checking out (getting the source code)

Follow the instructions in http://arcemu.org/wiki/Getting_Arcemu_with_GIT

Next step

You're now ready to move on to the CMake Build System

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