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gitweb on Godaddy

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Can someone share procedure to setup gitweb on a Godaddy hosting server ? Any pointers to tutorials would be helpful

posted Jul 4, 2013 by anonymous

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I suggest that you contact godaddy and check with them what options you have. Gitweb is a cgi program and you need support to run cgi-applicatios from godaddy. You would also have to host your git repository on the same server (or at least you should).

If that's not a possibility you might need to use a static html creator like http://hssl.cs.jhu.edu/~neal/git2html/ .

answer Jul 4, 2013 by anonymous
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I am new to git. I have followed the instructions given at https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Git-on-the-Server-GitWeb and successfully installed gitweb. I am using git 2.2.2 and it is installed on Linux.

After the successful installation and configuration of gitweb, I could able to see my git repositories when I hit my url like... http://ipaddress ( and I could see all the git projects/repositories listed here)

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For your information, there are 5 git repositories on my Linux box (in which same git and gitweb are installed) and they are present under /root/git_projects/

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I work on some files and push/merge them to the remote server. Sometimes I get merge conflicts on those files and have to fix them. That's completely fine. I get that.

What I don't understand is that sometimes during this process I will get merge conflicts in files _I have never touched_. In fact they are in a completely different series of directories to the one I am working on and someone else project entirely. How am I meant to know how to fix these? I dont know what the other developer wanted to do and if they have done it right.

I thought git only merged/pushed the files you have changed? If someone else has changed Group A files on the remote repo, why must I change my local Group A files when I am _pushing _completely different set of Group B files?

Sure, Id understand if I were pulling files down to my local and had to resolve merge conflicts then, but this isn't happening when I push the files up.

Any help or advice is much appreciated. Sorry if I sound frustrated - I am really trying hard to get my head round this whole git thing but its just so weird.


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