There was a tutorial'ish post here on the list a few days ago about named
remotes. If you clone a remote repository, a named remote is created,
called "origin", and your local master (or whatever) branch is set to track
origin/master.

Now if you change origin's URL (git remote --set-url user@host:new-repo.git),
and do a git push, your changes will go to the new repo.

Best,
Gergely
On 28 Aug 2013 16:55, "Jaace" <jb5...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Here's my situation and I need advice on what the best way to handle it is
> as I'm newer to Git. I'm using these repositories as my own and I'm not
> working in tandem with anyone else but I want to keep my workflow clean and
> able to incorporate anybody I add to the project later. Here goes:
>
> I made a repo as a starting point for all my projects -- the idea here is
> to clone this repo to use as a base for any new project I start. I want to
> be able to clone it and then never check it back into the repo I cloned it
> from, but instead create a *new* repo for that specific project.
>
> When you clone a repo, it sets up a .git directory and all that but if I
> were to push any changes, that would push them back to the original I
> cloned it from, right? So is the proper way to go about doing what I want
> to simply delete the .git directory that comes with the cloned copy and
> just git init a new one or is there a better way to do this?
>
>
> Thanks,
> Jason
>
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