Basically, I just want to use git as sort of a versioned one-way FTP.
I have a local git repo in
local/. I want to push it to
server:remote/, and I want that afterwards all files are checked out in
remote on the server (identically to what it looks locally, assuming I
In other words, I want to reproduce this behaviour from Mercurial:
[hooks] changegroup.update = hg update && echo updated successfully.
I found tons of tutorials that do this with two separate directories on the server side, but I would prefer to use a single one. Is that possible? When I try it, I get the message, below which I don't really understand.
What would be the best practice to do this? (If necessary, you can assume I never change anything on the server, so
--forceing something would not be a problem.)
remote: error: refusing to update checked out branch: refs/heads/master remote: error: By default, updating the current branch in a non-bare repository remote: error: is denied, because it will make the index and work tree inconsistent remote: error: with what you pushed, and will require 'git reset --hard' to match remote: error: the work tree to HEAD. remote: error: remote: error: You can set 'receive.denyCurrentBranch' configuration variable to remote: error: 'ignore' or 'warn' in the remote repository to allow pushing into remote: error: its current branch; however, this is not recommended unless you remote: error: arranged to update its work tree to match what you pushed in some remote: error: other way. remote: error: remote: error: To squelch this message and still keep the default behaviour, set remote: error: 'receive.denyCurrentBranch' configuration variable to 'refuse'.