The thing is that the repository on *gitserver* has to be a "bare"
repository. Usually all central git repositories are "bare". It doesn't make
sense for them to have a work-tree, and that's why Git stops you from
I suggest you have a look at my collection of resources and screencasts on
how to work with git-svn:
Please post back here if you get stuck, or you don't know where to go from
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