From code/src wiki
Tagging a release
git commit -a # Make a signed tag git tag -s -u firstname.lastname@example.org $(VERSION)
Hosting an existing GIT project
So, you've developed some software, made a release, and want to provide public read-only access to all the sources ?
- You've already used git to manage software on the host 'dev-host'. The git repository exists in ~/projects/mySoftware, with a corresponding ~/projects/mySoftware/.git directory.
- You have access to 'public-host', which is running apache.
- On public-host, install the necessary packages
sudo apt-get install git-daemon-run gitweb
- On public-host, clone the existing git repository
cd ~/projects git clone ssh://dev-host/~/projects/mySoftware
- On public-host, make the repository available. gitweb and the git daemon will look in /var/cache/git
cd /var/cache/git sudo ln -s ~/projects/mySoftware/.git mySoftware.git touch ~/projects/mySoftware/.git/git-daemon-export-ok
- Edit the .git/description file on public-host. This description will be shown by gitweb. git does not sync this file from the cloned repository.
- git access is now available via: