On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 5:18 AM, JaedenRuiner <jae...@wayoftheleaf.net>
> I am aware of the convention and the nature of local repositories.
> That's not my problem.
> Git repositories can have a "remote repository" by means of the
> origin/[branch] aspect. This is the "remote" tracked branches that are
> used in Upstreams.
You can have multiple remotes if you want.
> I want to know how I can define an upstream repository on my local system,
> a network system, or by way of a cloud service. If it is local it CANNOT
> be Linux. It must be a windows host. If I had the capability of doing a
> linux box or VM I would already be using GitLab, because i know it. But
> since I can't do linux, I need a windows or cloud solution for this.
I avoid Windows as much as possible, so I can't help you there.
There is also Cygwin which runs on Windows and has git.
> And trust me, I've already searched a hundred times for what i'm looking
> for and I keep getting routed to GitLab or GitHub. I need a different
> Now i don't know what API GitHub uses, and it appears you can do a single
> project, but I want a remote repository for a 100 projects. They have a
> "personal" that seems to allow unlimited private projects for $7 a month,
> but I don't know if they have an API, a way to automate my stuff via other
> interfaces than a web browser, and I'm not going to pay for anything until
> I can verify it will do what I want.
I'm confused by what you mean by an API and what you expect this API to do.
If the server supports basic git protocols (as github or any other git
server/service does) then you can drive it from any git client (eg. command
> On Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 12:00:21 AM UTC-5, charlesmanning wrote:
>> The thing about systems like git is that there is no "central repository"
>> except by convention.
>> That means you can host a local repository on a local server as well as
>> storing it in github or some other cloud service. No one repository is more
>> "central" than the other.
>> "git server for linux" on google will give you many hits.
>> On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 4:38 PM, JaedenRuiner <jae...@wayoftheleaf.net>
>>> Simple question. I do my own development, a lot. Now, I've been using
>>> GIT at work and figured it was about time to set up my own version control
>>> on my personal stuff.
>>> I've installed GIT and it is all ready to go, but I currently have only
>>> "local" repositories. There is no, "remote" to compare to. At work we use
>>> GitLab. This seemed the easy route for me to go, since I already know
>>> both, but I can't seem to use their own API against their website. It
>>> seems their website may only be a temporary testing ground and not the full
>>> product, which has to be run on a Linux server and Apache. I do not have
>>> one, nor can I get to one easily, (nor do I want to deal with the hassle).
>>> So, since GitLab is out, I wanted to know if there is any "software" or
>>> other such Git setup that will allow me to host a central "remote
>>> repository"? I don't want to deal with only the local repositories,
>>> regardless of the powerful branching system, I want a central repository of
>>> everything, so I can manage my current production versions. I am perfectly
>>> okay with using a cloud based system of a self hosting concept is not
>>> available, as long as it doesn't cost too much (free would be preferable),
>>> and there is a grace period for validating it can do what I need. I need
>>> the ability to manage nearly 100 projects, at less than a gig of storage
>>> space necessary.
>>> Any Ideas?
>>> Jaeden "Sifo Dyas" al'Raec Ruiner
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