On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 12:06:46AM -0700, William S. wrote:
> I don't have access to my work computer by SSH, or in any other way,
> so I'm stuck using an USB-drive to transfer the files to my home
> I've read about problems with git and the FAT32 filesystem commonly
> used on USB-drives. so I stumbled across the git bundle command, so
> I'm thinking of using it for this purpose in the following way:
> @work: git bundle create mybundle.bdl master
> @usb: cp /work-computer/repository/mybundle.bdl .
> @home: git bundle verify /usbdrive/mybundle.bdl
> git pull /usbdrive/mybundle.bdl
> Is this wrong in any way? Can it be done in a more elegant way? I'm
> interested in transferring the whole repository with full history
> every time...
Using the latest msysgit 1.5.6 preview, I simply push to a Git
repository on my FAT32 USB flash and never hit any problems. Have you
tried that and actually hit problems? (I have some patches applied to
make Git more dumb-filesystem-friendly that I only yesterday posted to
the Git mailing list.)
Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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