this is the version that I want to clone :



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You cannot directly clone a tree you have to first take the full repository then checkout the commit you want.

For the 0.16.1 version execute these commands in a shell:

git clone https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin
git checkout dac5d68

more informations here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/43411941/i-cannot-clone-git-tree

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    Easier: git checkout v0.16.1 Sep 7, 2019 at 17:21

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