[rancid] rancid git setup question

Dan Weintraub Dan.Weintraub at dealer.com
Mon Feb 8 19:02:34 UTC 2016

On 2/5/16, 20:09 , "heasley" <heas at shrubbery.net> wrote:

>I need to make that clearer; no attempt will be made to create repos if
>CVSROOT looks like a URL.  the script does not handle remote repos.
>ie: if you want the origin (if i have the parlance correct) to be on a
>remote host, you must create it yourself.  My suggestion would be that you
>let rancid-cvs create the repo locally, then move that to your remote host
>and update group/.git/config to reflect that.
>CVSROOT does not translate well to git; for rancid's purpose, it puts all
>of it origins - one per group - under CVSROOT.  so CVSROOT/myGroup,
>CVSROOT/youGroup, CVSROOT/groupies etc.  And, the working directory is

So, if I change the origin of BASEDIR/myGroup then CVSROOT/myGroup no longer serves any purpose?


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