Re: Modifying a bare repo directly
- Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2017 22:35:17 +0100
- From: Julian Goacher <julian.goacher@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Modifying a bare repo directly
Thanks for the replies; is there anything that needs to be known about
concurrent updates on a repo when using plumbing commands?
On 10 April 2017 at 19:22, Eric Wong <e@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Julian Goacher <julian.goacher@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Is it possible to modify a bare repo directly? e.g. is it possible to
>> insert a file into a bare repo without first cloning a non-bare copy?
>> I'm thinking along the lines of a command or sequence of commands that
>> modifies the file index and then copies the file blob into /objects,
>> but in a situation where the new file exists separately from the
>> target repo.
> Yes. You can use the commands Ævar and Jeff talked about as
> (those are probably the easiest). "git fast-import" is also
> great to avoid using an index entirely; it can be much faster
> for mass modifications.