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authorMatthew Ogilvie <mmogilvi_git@miniinfo.net>2008-07-05 04:43:41 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2008-07-06 00:42:16 (GMT)
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Documentation cvs: Clarify when a bare repository is needed
New users sometimes import a project and then immediately try to use the imported repository as a central shared repository. This provides pointers about setting up a bare repository for that in the parts of the documentation dealing with CVS migration. Signed-off-by: Matthew Ogilvie <mmogilvi_git@miniinfo.net> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -143,6 +143,11 @@ work, you must not modify the imported branches; instead, create new
branches for your own changes, and merge in the imported branches as
necessary.
+If you want a shared repository, you will need to make a bare clone
+of the imported directory, as described above. Then treat the imported
+directory as another development clone for purposes of merging
+incremental imports.
+
Advanced Shared Repository Management
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