On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 07:53:14AM -0700, M@ wrote:
> I have a small project that I am going to be working on using PHP/
> mySQL. I have a friend who would like to help me work on it.
> We're both on windows machine and she is really unfamiliar with
> command line stuff, but picks things up pretty quickly. I'm also
> getting into some ruby development and saw Git mentioned everywhere.
> I thought this might be a good opportunity to start getting my feet
> wet with Git.
> I have git installed on my webhost (bluehost.com), and I'd like to
> start utilizing it. Is there a way for me to develop in tandem with
> my friend? We're going to be developing different parts of the
> project so there shouldn't be any overlap, but I was hoping on some
> advice for getting started.
> I had thought I might create two directories inside the site, one for
> her, and one for me, and merge our code when it was ready into the
> main site directory.
> Am I going about this all wrong?
I'm not sure what "two directories inside the site" means, but be sure
to both work within the same directory hierarchy within the repository
Simplest setup: First, import your project to Git and upload that to
the site, then let her clone it. Then, you can both start hacking away
and committing stuff, pulling from the site pushing back once in a while.
Sometimes, you will get an error that newer changes are at the site than
in your local repository - in that case, git pull first - that will
merge the changes of the other person - and then try git push again.
I recommend you to follow one of the many Git tutorials lying around
all over the net.
Petr "Pasky" Baudis
The next generation of interesting software will be done
on the Macintosh, not the IBM PC. -- Bill Gates
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