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This is for gitolite "g3"; for older (v2.x) documentation click here
You've read the WARNINGS page ;-)
This is an ssh-based setup. For smart http setup click here.
This is a fresh install, not a migration from the old gitolite (v1.x, v2.x).
On the server,
$HOME/bin exists and is in your
$PATH. If you don't like that, there are other install methods.
On the server, as the hosting user (e.g., 'git'):
# get the software git clone git://github.com/sitaramc/gitolite # install it gitolite/install -ln # setup the initial repos with your key gitolite setup -pk your-name.pub
On your workstation:
# clone the admin repo so you can start adding stuff git clone git@host:gitolite-admin.git # Note 1: clone path must not include "repositories/" # Note 2: it may include the ".git" at the end but it is optional
If this step succeeds, you can add users, repos, or anything else described here.
If this step fails, be sure to look at the ssh documentation before asking for help. (A very basic first step is to run
ssh git@host info; this page tells you what to expect).