Thx for posting those locations,
To my eye the files you list look unmodified.

The reason why I posted is that nothing else was done except to modify the 
partition(making it smaller) and so far it looks like everything else is 
functioning properly without a problem.

This partition is a typical "home" partition created formatted EXT4 on a 
Linux (openSUSE) system.

Partition re-sizing was done with the latest version of gParted Live which 
AFAIK only moves disk blocks around, nothing at the file system level or 
higher should have been modified.


On Sunday, August 26, 2012 5:25:38 AM UTC-7, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 05:25:03PM -0700, TSU wrote: 
> > Was surprised, 
> > When I re-sized and modified the partition at the disk block level 
> (using 
> > gparted) where my GIT client folders were located, none of my 
> directories   
> > configured as mirrors of repos on Github retained their configurations. 
> > 
> > I would have thought that the git repo information about each directory 
> > should be stored at the Filesystem or higher level, either as file 
> > attributes or as configuration files, but if that were the case I highly 
> > doubt that the partition modifications I did should have affected git 
> > configurations. 
> > 
> > Resolution for re-creating git configs should be simple, I'll just 
> remove 
> > existing local copies, then start over by cloning and/or initializing 
> new 
> > local repos and doing a fetch or pull. 
> > 
> > But, am still curious <why> my git configurations didn't survive, where 
> are 
> > configurations kept that they might be vulnerable? 
> Git configuration are stored in plain text files, in these three places: 
> * The system configuration (usually, /etc/gitconfig); 
> * The global configuraion (usually, ~/.gitconfig); 
> * The per-repo configuration, <repo>/.git/config 
> So I would say the breakage you observed was caused by some other reason 
> than partition resizing. 

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