Pekka Enberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I cannot checkout from a cloned git repository I have created. I am > using git 0.99.5 from Gentoo portage.
> Following the tutorial, I create new git repository: >... > Now on the server, I create a repository: > > $ mkdir git-test.git > GIT_DIR=git-test.git/ git-init-db You would need 'chmod +x git-test.git/hooks/post-update' here if you are allowing people to pull over http from this repository. I just realized that where this was documented was quite obscure in the tutorial. I'll update it with the appended patch. > After which I clone the newly created repository like this: > > $ git clone http://www.remote.server/~penberg/git-test.git cloned > defaulting to local storage area > Somebody should define smarter http server protocol > > Now, the problem is that checkout does not work: The problem is that 'git clone' does not support cloning over http from servers that are not properly prepared. This 'git clone' exited with non-zero status with an error message, didn't it? -->8-- -->8-- -->8-- Mention post-update when we first talk about publishing a repository. There is more detailed instruction for `project lead` later in the tutorial to talk about the same, but at this point in the flow of tutorial, the first time reader has no way of knowing it. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> --- diff --git a/Documentation/tutorial.txt b/Documentation/tutorial.txt --- a/Documentation/tutorial.txt +++ b/Documentation/tutorial.txt @@ -1103,6 +1103,12 @@ your login shell is `bash`, only `.bashr `.bash_profile`. As a workaround, make sure `.bashrc` sets up `$PATH` so that you can run `git-receive-pack` program. +[NOTE] +If you plan to publish this repository to be accessed over http, +you should do `chmod +x my-git.git/hooks/post-update` at this +point. This makes sure that every time you push into this +repository, `git-update-server-info` is run. + Your "public repository" is now ready to accept your changes. Come back to the machine you have your private repository. From there, run this command: - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html