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Git users and its permissions

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I created a repo on a server, and followed instructions to make a new git group, and assign users to the group .. then I set it so the shell is git shell, and the users can only access the files through git .. this is great .. now, can I create a user that can only pull?

posted Jul 16, 2013 by anonymous

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There's no way to do implement this using plain Git.

Either look at specialized server-side front-ends like gitolite [ https://github.com/sitaramc/gitolite ] or at turn-key Git hosting solutions like [ http://gitblit.com/ ] or [ http://gitlab.org/ ].

answer Jul 16, 2013 by anonymous
If a user can only *read* the files in the Git repository, what can the user do with the repostiory using Git?
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