From: Alan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Bernt Hansen <email@example.com>, Sebastian Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode Mailinglist <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Re: MORE: Using git via USB for personal org dir and other data files
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 23:54:56 +1000 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
[Thank you to Bernt for the *clear* explanation of using branches!]
I seem to be moving out of the woods with this, and for the most
part, the experiment has been going smoothly. However, I've run
afoul of permissions, a bugaboo that was mentioned in an earlier
post on this topic.
I established a bare git repo on the USB drive, from a reasonably
clean tree. Pushing changes went well later on.
I cloned this repo onto the second machine, edited quite a bit,
but was dismayed when I tried to push: an error message
indicated that some file couldn't be written. So far, the
problem seems to be permissions. Preliminary checking shows that
the group and user IDs are numerical on the flash drive,
corresponding to the ID of the user who originally cloned the
I have a tentative plan of action, but I know nothing about the
use of permissions with git.
1. I have established a group "git" with a high group number,
so I can set create the same group on the work machine,
with the same group number. (I think it's too complicated
to change user numbers at this point). My users on the two
machine have different user names. It would be pretty
complicated right now to change the user's ID number.
2. I am setting the group permissions as read and write.
# chmod -R g+w /media/BLUE/org.git
3. Does this make sense?
This is a great thing. I want to put a whole bunch of work in such
Thank you for the help.
"An inviscid theory of flow renders the screw useless, but the need for
---Lord Raleigh (John WilliamStrutt), or else his son, who was also a
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2009-03-02 13:54 Alan [this message]
2009-03-02 15:28 ` Bernt Hansen
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2009-02-28 5:11 Alan E. Davis
2009-02-28 13:32 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-02-28 20:00 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-02-28 20:01 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-02-28 22:07 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-01 1:10 ` Sebastian Rose
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2009-03-01 3:04 ` Alan E. Davis
2009-03-01 4:10 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-03-01 15:07 ` Sebastian Rose
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