Thank you, this is helpful to understand some things.
Do I make the newProject directory under htdocs before the git clone
command, or does the git clone command with the newProject at the end make
When I make the git clone command with newProject, as posted, which
directory should I have Git Bash pointing to - htdocs or newProject (under
On Monday, March 24, 2014 3:07:58 PM UTC-4, Nelson Efrain A. Cruz wrote:
> the command
> git clone git://github.com/angular/angular-seed.git newProject
> its correct, i can only assume that you are having problems with
> positioning in the folders so maybe thats is the problem. Anyway, i think
> you are using git bash, so you can try to run "ls -la" in the htdocs
> directory to se what the git bash is seeing, also in the same folder you
> can try "ls -la newProject/" to see if there is somethin inside.
> Maybe you can give a try to the Git GUI or SourceTree (another GUI) from
> atlassian, but it's better to learn git from the command line first, so
> it's up to you.
> And also you can clone the repository in any folder and then you can move
> the folder to anywhere, lets say in your htdocs folder. In the prompt of
> git bash the default folder is c:\Users\your_user\
>> I want to clone a directory of files to start my first AngularJS project
>> and put those files in Apache's htdocs directory with the name of my
>> project, e.g., newProject. I've used the ProGit book, a bunch of tutorials,
>> and Stackoverflow, and after many hours, still don't have it.
>> From all my first attempt messing around, I may have 'polluted' my git.
>> With no newProject directory in the htdocs directory (ie, after deleting
>> prior copies), I point git at htdocs and get a command prompt ending in
>> htdocs. There, I can do a cd newProjects and get a new command prompt
>> ending in htdocs/newProject, even though the directory does not exist. A
>> git status returns fatal:not a git repo (or any of parent directories):
>> .git I have tried rm -rf .git at that prompt and get no git response, just
>> another same commmand prompt. What's going on? I have recently deleted git,
>> and re-installed a new download, so maybe this is no longer an issue.
>> When I add a newProject directory to htdocs and do what ProGit says
>> git clone git://github.com/angular/angular-seed.git newProject
>> I get fatal:destination path newProject exists and is not empty, even
>> though Windows Explorer says it is an empty directory, and a git status at
>> that prompt says fatal:not a repo (. . .) .git
>> When I try the commands at How do you clone a git repository into a
>> git clone git://github.com/angular/angular-seed:newProject htdocs
>> I get fatal:destination path newProject exists and is not empty A git
>> status at that prompt returns fatal: not a repository
>> I have also tried the above command without the htdocs, and get the same
>> Now that I have re-installed a new download of git, I need to do a
>> correct command to clone the angular-seed directory of files and get it
>> renamed newProject in a directory several levels down in Windows7, called
>> apache2/htdos. What do I do?
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