Joined: 18 May 2008 Posts: 4765 Location: Kingwood, TX
Posted: Fri 15 Feb 2013, 01:54 Post subject:
Fossil basics: creating a local repository
The fossil documentation assumes you already have a repository of some kind set up somewhere.
But what if you just have a directory full of source code?
lets say all of your files are in a folder called myproject
this is how you set up a local repository using a local folder
from the parent directory of myproject
#this sets up your project file
fossil init myproject.FOSSIL
#tells fossil to open that project file
fossil open myproject.FOSSIL
#tell fossil to add the directory myfossil (and its contents) but not "commit" it
fossil add myproject
#this will update the changes so they can be seen in the UI
#p.s. it will open your $EDITOR to edit the comment for the commit
#to verify that it worked you can use the built-in UI
fossil ui myproject.FOSSIL
that is it for now, perhaps someone can chime in on committing changes or hosting on chiselapp.com (its documentation is sparse) _________________ Check out my github repositories. I may eventually get around to updating my blogspot.
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