Thanks for the quick reply Gergely! I will look into doing this
On Wednesday, August 28, 2013 11:00:10 AM UTC-4, Gergely Polonkai wrote:
> 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
> 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
>> 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?
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