[darcs-users] Best way to create a remote repo

Pedro Melo melo at simplicidade.org
Tue Nov 30 13:05:39 UTC 2004


On 30/nov/2004, at 12:52, David Roundy wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 04:25:34PM +0000, Pedro Melo Cunha wrote:
>> What's the recommended way to create a remote repository, that will be
>> used by others?
>> Should I just:
>>    mkdir somedir
>>    cd somedir
>>    darcs init
>> and then
>>    cd localrepo
>>    darcs push user at remote_server:somedir
>> Is this the recommended way to create a remote repository?
> It works fine, but for large repos will be very memory-intensive.  
> You're
> better off if you can run a darcs get on the server.  If that's not
> possible (e.g. you aren't running an ssh server at home or are behind a
> firewall), you could just scp a repository to the server.  It's less
> bandwidth-efficient than the push method, but far more 
> memory-efficient.

So rsync will work to, right?

I seem to remember something in the Wiki against rsync or a caveat of 
some sort... I'll track it down.

Best regards,
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