Acknowledged - they were the same soln.
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 4:50 AM, Konstantin Khomoutov <
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 10:56:44AM +0530, Mohith Thimmaiah wrote:
> > > On Mon, 11 Apr 2011 13:43:25 +0100
> > > Antony Male <antony.m...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > > When you clone (or fetch) a repository over the git protocol, a
> > > > program on your computer (git-fetch-pack) and a similar one on the
> > > > server (git-upload-pack) coordinate to figure out exactly what
> > > > commits (roughly speaking) needs to be sent to you.
> > > >
> > > > HTTP, however, is a "dumb" protocol, meaning that this approach
> > > > cannot be taken.
> > > > Therefore, some auxiliary files need to be present on the server, to
> > > > allow your client to figure out what commits it needs to request.
> > > >
> > > > These files aren't generated by default -- you need to run git
> > > > update-server-info after every commit in order to generate them.
> > > Being pedantic here, for clarity: this is needed to be run after every
> > > push, not commit--a push can send a whole lot of commits in one go
> > > which is a common pattern for a DVCS.
> > Prefer to use the soln suggested by Antony
> > : http://progit.org/book/ch4-1.html#the_https_protocol
> > : http://progit.org/book/ch4-5.html
> > This is onetime setup - no need to run
> > after every push. Just so others who follow can see this
> Well, we both presented the same solution, just pointed to different
> docs (Antony pointed to a book and I pointed to the manual page).
> Hence my remark refers to how that hook runs--once per push which may
> bring arbitrary number of commits (and even update several refs (read:
> branches and tags) in one go using those commits).
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