Yeah, unfortunately, Git provides no way to access individual files from a
remote repository without a full local clone, which is why the only two
options are having that clone or accessing over gitweb or a similar service.
We should definitely do better validation to make sure you can never enter a
remote URL without the raw file mask.
Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
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On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 11:42 AM, Stephen Gallagher <
> On 02/02/2011 08:12 AM, Christopher Orr wrote:
> > I just reproduced this while trying to use RB 1.5.2 with a custom
> > remote repository (git+ssh://).
> > By trial-and-error, it seems the 'None' error occurs if the "Raw file
> > URL mask" field is empty.
> > Is it correct to say there's no way to set up a git repository in
> > Review Board, if the git server is remote and you have no web-based
> > access to it?
> In that situation, I think what you would want to do is clone the git
> repository locally and use a cron job to keep it up to date with the
> remote repository. That's probably the only way around this.
> Or, if you have control of the remote repository, add a post-commit hook
> that notifies your clone to update itself (this would be less wasteful
> of network resources).
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