It's occurring to me that right now, I have a bare repository and intend to
keep it that way if I can. If I were to have the reviewboard instance
accessing git directly through the file system, would it need a working
directory in order to function?
Is there a way I could set up a git repo on the reviewboard server,
tracking our remote, and simply have it fetch when it needs to verify any
On Monday, February 16, 2015 at 9:45:27 AM UTC-8, Jonathan Anderson wrote:
> It sounds like this is a documentation issue then. I don't believe that,
> in the process of setting up our reviewboard, there was an indication that
> the repository needed to be hosted locally. In fact, the repository
> settings in the UI suggested otherwise.
> I'll give this a try and update back here.
> On Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 12:26:28 AM UTC-8, Christian Hammond
>> Unfortunately, that configuration can't work, unless there's also a raw
>> file URL field that's filled out. Git's protocol has no ability to fetch
>> the kind of information we need remotely, including individual files.
>> For Git, it's a requirement to either host the repository on the Review
>> Board server (or through something like an NFS mount), or to use a service
>> like GitWeb. GitWeb is the recommended route right now (though we're
>> working on a service to help make all this easier).
>> If the other changes were successfully posting, my guess is that they
>> were introducing new files, which doesn't require communication with the
>> repository. Otherwise, there's no way that the file verification could have
>> worked with a remote Git path.
>> Christian Hammond - chri...@beanbaginc.com
>> Review Board - https://www.reviewboard.org
>> Beanbag, Inc. - https://www.beanbaginc.com
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Liam Reimers <liam.r...@gmail.com>
>> Reply: Liam Reimers <liam.r...@gmail.com>>
>> Date: February 13, 2015 at 3:40:54 PM
>> To: revie...@googlegroups.com <revie...@googlegroups.com>>
>> Cc: liam.r...@gmail.com <liam.r...@gmail.com>>, chri...@beanbaginc.com <
>> Subject: Re: The specified diff file could not be parsed.
>> > > Ah, I just saw part of your error: "Not a git repository: 'None.'"
>> > >
>> > > How is your repository configured in Review Board?
>> > Name - Repository
>> > Hosting - None (custom)
>> > Type - Git
>> > Path - git@server:path/repo.git
>> > However, note that the client can post a review request using one
>> > invocation (with HEAD~) and not the other, so it would seem that the
>> > is configured correctly?
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