Functional GIT on F11 ?

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Tue Jul 21 20:08:23 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 06:57:58PM +0100, Aaron Gray wrote:
> 2009/7/21 Todd Zullinger <tmz at>
>     Aaron Gray wrote:
>     > Ah 'the man' Paul, this is good to hear, do you know of a howto for
>     > Fedora + GIT + SSH Pushes as I could not get it to work, even with
>     > SELinux in permissive mode.
>     There shouldn't be much, if anything, Fedora specific about this, so
>     the git User Manual is probably a good place to start:
>     sharing-development
>     (There are a lot of git tutorials on the web, many of which are filled
>     with incorrect, outdated, or otherwise useless information. :)
>     > If not could you give me any hints or pointers as to how to do this.
>     Assuming you have ssh access to a remote host already, it can be as
>     simple as:
>     $ gitdir="/path/to/some.git"
>     $ ssh remotehost "mkdir -p $gitdir; git --git-dir $gitdir init --bare"
>     $ cd /path/to/local/git-repo
>     $ git push ssh://remotehost/path/to/some.git master
>     Without knowing just what part of this is giving you trouble, it's
>     hard to be more helpful.  Let us know where you are getting stuck and
>     I'm sure we can help get you past the problem(s).
> Thanks, I will have a go tomorrow as I have not touched GIT for a few months
> now and need to jem up again. The let you know what problems I was having if I
> cannot get it to work.
> IIRC pull over SSH worked but push did not, either that or I could not get SSH
> to work at all with GIT, sorry I cannot remember.

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