On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Senjin Dragon <senjin.the.dra...@gmail.com> wrote: > Let me sketch out what I'm trying to do. I'm not sure if I can use git for > this or not. I think I can but I'm getting headaches going through the > documentation and experimenting. It's all a bit confusing to me. > > I run a minecraft game server and associated client on my machine and a > friends machine who's computer-illiterate. I'm quite actively maintaining > this server by updating the various mods and configuration files that go > with it. These files also have to end up on the clients. On my own machine I > can simply copy it over, rename and delete the files. But it would be really > nice if I can do this on my friends pc as well. That he starts the game, it > checks for updates/changes, downloads and overwrites the existing files. > Doing the renames, deletes and updates for me.
Theres an upcoming bunch of git-using tools with this (kind of) intent: mr, myrepos, etckeeper, vcsh. The mailing list where all these are discussed is here http://vcs-home.branchable.com/ Im an ignoramus who mostly lurks there (as here!) so dont ask me more! Rusi -- http://www.the-magus.in http://blog.languager.org -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.