The Git cookbook

Git, you either love it for its power or hate it for it's ui. While I'm a trained git apologist and love its power and flexibility, I've also done a lot of git user support at work and in the #git IRC channel. I understand the frustration of the jumble of jargon, inconsistency and arcana that is the git UI and will help you dive into it!

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How to back up a git repository

Posted on Mon 07 December 2015 in Repository maintenance • Tagged with backupLeave a comment

Backing up a git repository isn't as simple as cloning it, even creating tarballs may not be good enough for backing up. And if you think rsync has got you covered, think again! Let's explore some backup methods and how to break their assumptions with git. Of course we also explain how to correctly back up a git repository.

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