xdc-A61
diff --git a/.gitignore b/.gitignore
index 40656b7..670aed5 100644
--- a/.gitignore
+++ b/.gitignore
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@
 /.imports
 /.imports.xml
 /.reltree
+/.reltreerc
 /build.zip
 /.eclipse
 /.generated_files
diff --git a/README b/README
index 1fa4943..af90a66 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-             xdc-A60 (rev. 2487; corevers:16.0.2.0; B:150,G:180,R:170)
+             xdc-A61 (rorevers:16.0.2.0; B:150,G:180,R:170)
 
                        eXpanDed C Tools (XDCtools)
 
@@ -7,18 +7,27 @@
 
 BUILD	
 
-    o setup ssh to enable "svn commit" from xlibrary as "dr" (if necessary) 
+    o setup ssh to enable "git" from xlibrary as "dr" (if necessary) 
 	cd ~xlibrary/.ssh
 	cp -f config-dr config
 
-    o to update:
-	gentree xdc-A??
-	cd xdc-A??x
-	svn update
-	SM-MAKE .clean
-	SM-MAKE .all-files >& Make.log 
-	emacs README
-	svn commit . -m "xdc-A?? README"
+    Build this tree from Linux using standard SM-MAKE
+    
+        # clone the tree and merge/review user content
+        ggentree xdc.git/
+        cd xdc-A??
+        git merge origin/xdc-A-dr
+
+        # build the tree
+        SM-MAKE .clean
+        SM-MAKE .all-files >& Make.log 
+
+        # update README 
+        emacs README
+        git commit -a -m xdc-A??
+
+        # release the tree
+        greltree -u dr -m "something brief and meaningful"
 
     o to make both the UNIX and PC sides, from a Linux workstation, go to the
     top directory of the tree and type:
@@ -41,15 +50,6 @@
 
         SM-MAKE .regress
 
-    o to create an installation from an xdc tree, build .xdc-packages and
-      .bundles, then run install.ksh from src on a Linux host.
-      Here are examples of installing xdc for supported hosts:
-
-        /db/ztree/sasa/xdc-A01x/src/install.ksh -l /db/toolsrc/sasa/xdc-A01/Linux
-        /db/ztree/sasa/xdc-A01x/src/install.ksh /db/toolsrc/sasa/xdc-A01/Windows
-
-      Read the top comments in install.ksh for additional options. 
-
 ==============================================================
 
 ADDITIONS
@@ -58,17 +58,7 @@
 
 CHANGES
 
-xdc.bld
-	support absolute path config files (bugs 456563 and 456564)
-
-	remove bogus "undefined" make goal
-
-	add definition of XDCCPP to enable portable use of xdccpp in generated 
-	makefiles
-
-xdc/*
-	add missing var declarations in *.xs files
+*
+	first git repo build
 
 MRS
-ECL456563 - if xdc/cfg/global.h appears in big.c, a package build always ...
-ECL456564 - if xdc/cfg/global.h appears in big.c, absolute .cfg paths trigger 
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