Configuring gitolite hooks for sending email.

In my previous article Gitolite administration I covered how to installed and configure the basic elements needed to run Gitolite on your server.  At this point I would expect you to be familiar with the basic concepts of Git and gitolite configuration settings.  This post demonstrates how to configure hooks Gitolite v2 on your Mac. Gitolite…

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resolving Gitolite permissions issues.

9 times out of 10 it’s ssh. I am converting a client from CVS to Git managed with Gitolite.  So far the process has been smooth, but here have been  a few hiccups along the way.  The most common problem is the generation of proper ssh keys that Git can use. Converting the clients users…

gitolite administration

Gitolite administration is fairly simple.  Gitolite uses Git itself to manage the git repositories.  As a result many of the administrative tasks are wrapped around Git commands.  The gitolite-admin repository is used to store the project members and repository information. Inside this repository we have two folders, “conf” and “keydir“. The conf folder contains a…

Gitolite on OS X

As a software developer one of the tools of the trade we need is a revision control system.  This system tracks changes to the source code files and other documents related to individual projects that I am working on.  Recently I have been using Git to track my projects. Git is an open source project…