[rancid] rancid git setup question
heas at shrubbery.net
Mon Feb 8 23:17:29 UTC 2016
Mon, Feb 08, 2016 at 07:02:34PM +0000, Dan Weintraub:
> 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?
correct; if you move CVSROOT/myGroup to your central repo server, then its
"moved" and CVSROOT/myGroup is no longer needed.
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