[rancid] Rancid and Git
heas at shrubbery.net
Sat Jul 19 20:16:42 UTC 2014
Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 02:57:07PM -0700, Crowe, David:
> On Jul 18, 2014, at 2:18 PM, John Heasley <heas at shrubbery.net> wrote:
> > Am Jul 18, 2014 um 2:05 PM schrieb "Crowe, David" <crowed at bendbroadband.net>:
> >> i would agree with a single repo being the best approach.
> >> regarding the automatic search for changed files (i'll include untracked files in here), the additions to .gitignore helps with this tremendously.
> > I do not like its global behavior, but...
> that is a bit of a pain but once you add the extraneous files and patterns to .gitignore file i've not had to touch it in a long time. having a separate repo for each group could make that a bit cleaner.
> > Can you tell me what is wrong with the second approach i described?
> if i understand what you tried, the "remote" can't be within/under the same directory tree as $BASEDIR if that is the root of an existing git repo.
how do services like github arrange their store? is it a path per-project?
another nice result of having this mehtod, is that the code remains generic
for local (this host) or remote repositories.
> if you stay with the single repo strategy, doing "git reset --hard $BASEDIR/group" is the best way to get back to the last known good repo copy for any group.
thanks; i suspected that would be the result.
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