maybe not the answer you want, but I had a heck of a time setting it up so
I search around and found https://bitbucket.org/ They offer free Git
hosting for up to 5 developers, and their service includes a lot of great
features, such as an integrated issue tracking system. Anyway might be
something worth checking out. We really love it.

On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 12:59 AM, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen <tfn...@gmail.com
> wrote:

> On Friday, October 12, 2012 5:12:03 PM UTC+2, gitted wrote:
>
>> I want to understand how to go about providing users access to git over
>> http to manage content that will be stored in their own git repository.
>>
>> Scenerio:  Users signup on a website, upon choosing an account name I
>> will create a git repository for them on my servers filesystem.
>>
>> /git/username1
>> /git/username2
>>
>> I want to allow users to access their repositories over http, so they
>> would clone a repository using:
>>
>> git clone 
>> https://username1.example.com/**content.git<https://username1.example.com/content.git>
>>
>> I don't want to force them to setup SSH, so they should have to enter
>> their username/password when connecting.
>>
>> How would I go about creating this sort of setup?  I'm confused as to how
>> them connecting via https and the mapping to their folder will work.
>>
>> thanks!
>>
>>
> The magic of allowing git push over http happens through "Smart" HTTP. You
> can read more about it here: http://git-scm.com/2010/03/04/smart-http.html- 
> but note that it still requires some know-how of configuring web servers
> (Apache) for it to work. I haven't set it up myself (as I usually would
> stick to Gitblit <http://gitblit.com> for these features), but you could
> try googling 
> around<https://www.google.com/search?q=git+smart+http&oq=git+smart+http>for 
> some more how-tos.
>
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