From: "Roddie Grant" <gitl...@myword.co.uk>
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:11 PM
Where there is a small team, say 3 or 4 developers, is it acceptable
practice to pull direct from each other's repositories?
There is no special restriction on this (pull or fetch) to share
branches between each other. The usual social niceties should apply
(Please and Thank you and all that ;-)
You can't push to a checked out branch though, as that is likely to be a
conflict (there could be changes in the checked out work tree, even if
the push was a fast forward) at the destination/remote end. In such
cases (fighting to push first) the central bare repo has benefits.
Or is it considered better (strongly advised?) to have an overall bare
repository to which commits are pushed, and then pulled by each of the
It is still worth having a central team repo (bare) so that you have
implicit backup and can agree on it being the 'blessed repo' that has
all the usual benefits.
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