Konstantin Khomoutov, great explanation. Now everything is clear, thank you.
On Tuesday, 28 June 2016 16:28:09 UTC+2, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:46:13 -0700 (PDT)
> > Oh, gosh - I've made a mistake in my question, I meant he should be
> > capable of doing git *PUSH*. When I limit his write permission he
> > can't do it, but... when he has a write privileges - he is able to
> > delete whole repository...
> That's perfectly expected when you think about it a bit more: when a
> Git repository is located on a network share it's not really remote but
> is rather local -- just stored on "remote filesystem". Consequently,
> no matter what sort of operation is done on that repository, it's always
> done using a Git instance running locally on the machine of whoever is
> doing that operation, and to do push, that instance obviously needs
> full permissions on the repository -- to actually update its object
> store with the new data, update refs (branch pointers etc).
> The only way to solve this is to serve access to the repo using Git
> instance which runs on your machine not your coworker's, and this means
> not using network share in the first place.
> Unfortunately, Git does not have an easy-peasy analog to `hg serve`
> or `fossil serve`, so if you don't want to mess with setting up an SSH
> server or host Git via IIS, you can resort to using the so-called Git
> daemon. It's used to serve access to repositories when the git://
> scheme is used in an URI of a remote repository, and since it does not
> provide any sort of authentication and authorization, it's typically
> used for R/O access. But if it's OK for you, you can tell it to allow
> write access (to anyone able to connect to it via your local network).
> To allow anonymous pushing, run `git daemon` with
> the "--enable=receive-pack" command-line option (new Git versions
> should also support repository's configuration variable
> > > I've got remote repository on my network share.
> > >
> > > I need to add permission to write for my workmate, so he can
> > > execute git pull, but... now he can delete whole my .git folder
> > > (from Explorer/cmd, etc.). I would like to limit his privileges to
> > > I guess... pushing. How to achieve that?
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