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All things git as it relates to bitweaver

Created by: spiderr, Last modification: 25 Jun 2010 (05:29 UTC) by spiderr
bitweaver is attempting to complete our CVS Migration to the git version control system. We have broken our CVS virtual modules in 150+ individual git repositories.

Gitting Started


Here are the steps to git up to speed and begin developing bitweaver on git:

1. Get some Git.

There are downloads for all major platforms however, be aware the anything other than the command line on linux is temperamental. Additional notes for using git with windows are being developed here.

2. Register on http://github.com

Let us know on ConnectingToIrc so we can add you as a collaborator. (BW Admins, there is a script to make this process simpler //WILL - PLEASE PUT SCRIPT SOMEPLACE ON MODELA//

3. Clone and Go

For standard read-only access, use:

git clone git://github.com:bitweaver/bitweaver.git

If you are a developer and need commit access, use:

git clone git@github.com:bitweaver/bitweaver.git -b DEV

This will create a 'bitweaver' directory where you are. Follow up with...

cd bitweaver
git submodule init
git submodule update

That will pull down all of the sub repositories for the directory structure the first clone created.
//style and icon sections need to be redirected to the correct subfolders//

Repository Locations


Github

http://github.com/bitweaver/
We are going to attempt to keep our code on github. There are is one major problem with Github currently - the lack of decent IRC notification.

bitweaver.org

git://git.bitweaver.org/
Contact an admin via ConnectingToIrc about getting a public key added. If github continues to suck, we will revert to bitweaver.org which is running gitosis, and we can mirror push'es to github on an update hook.

Import concepts in Git


Submodules

This is the _second major stumbling block_. Git submodules are similar to virtual modules in CVS. The achilles heal of git submodules is a "git submodule add ..." is tied to a particular commit for the submodule repository.

A lesser issue, submodules can only have directories in the current directory, so you have to nest. We cannot do the all-in-one "cvs co bitewaver" like we used to.

Stashing

http://progit.org/book/ch6-3.html

Reference Materials

http://gitref.org/
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