[kwlug-disc] setting up a multi-user git server

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Thu Aug 19 02:48:14 EDT 2010


On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 02:10:13AM -0400, Johnny Ferguson wrote:
> I've created the git user, but I'm not sure how I go about allowing 
> multiple users to use git. Is there a simple way to let outside users 
> create and work with repositories on my server? (I'm thinking simple, 
> like github).
> 
> I'm sure the solutions are out there, but I haven't chanced upon them.
> 
> Also, if there's some kind of easy to use web interface, I'd like to 
> know about it.

The entire engine for repo.or.cz is open source, so if you like that
site's interface, you could start from there.  (link to the source is
on the front page)

Git comes with a web browsing service built in, but it does take a little
bit of configuring.

As for multiple committers, ssh accounts seems like the easiest way to go,
to me.

- Chris




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