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How can I download android source code with TortoiseGit? Here it is explained using Repo but I use TortoiseGit.

@heavyd, If I do that I get this error(and my local folder is deleted!). I also tried "D:\android-source\" as local folder but still the same error.(I try those steps inside "D:\android-source\" folder):

git.exe clone  --progress -v  "git://" "D:\android-source\manifest"

Cloning into D:\android-source\manifest...[0:]: errno=No such file or directory
fatal: unable to connect a socket (No such file or directory)

ok, it seems that is down for a month! See:

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

The Git server at has been temporarily taken down at Google's request, due to the recent break-in.

In the mean time, you can use the mirror hosted by Github:

git clone git:// manifest

See for the list of all repositories.

When goes back up, all you'll need to do is git remote set-url <x> to switch back to the master repository.

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  1. Open the folder where you would like to downloaded source to be stored.
  2. Right-click and select "Git Clone"
  3. Enter the URL: git://
  4. Click OK

After that, its just normal Git. Pull to update your local tree with the latest from the server, create and checkout branches, etc.

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If I do that, I get an error. See my edit.Any ideas? – Caner Oct 6 '11 at 11:44
could it be company firewall, or antivirus? – Caner Oct 6 '11 at 11:48
ok, it seems that is down for a month! See:… – Caner Oct 6 '11 at 11:56
+1 thanks a lot – Caner Oct 6 '11 at 11:58

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