From: "Bart Baker" <bart...@gmail.com>
What I'd like to do is have a copy of the code that always sits on a
drive visible to multiple users. I have a situation where users who
Git would like to occasionally view the code base without editing it.
Could I somehow have the centralized push/pull origin location display
If no, would I need to write a script that runs every few
pulls from a shared drive and updates that copy of the code?
Any other suggestions?
I'm on a corporate Windows environment.
My approach (*) is that the network (mapped T:) drive is a live repo
with "master" checked out, and that on my local machine (D:) I have a
local clone, and I do not do any work on my local master other than pull
and merge. I can push my branches to the network remote whenever
When required I can change to version everyone else sees on the network
drive I can simply open that repo on the mapped drive (T:) and adjust
(true merge or update a ref, etc) the master branch, and get time stamps
etc to fit what other viewers expect. I'm now using git extensions and
starting to show what I'm doing to those fellow engineers I feel could
(*) my situation is that most folk simply use the network drive as a
'project drive' and have particular directories they tend to use
(everyone on the team has r/w access), with occasional zips of versions.
However I want to have the benefits of git, so I'm starting using it
under the radar so to speak. As most users haven't changed their deafult
windows settings, so don't see/notice the .git directory, nor the
.gitignore, so don't immediately notice.
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