Patch #9129

Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA over 5 years ago

Setting up git usually involves either:

git clone git://


mkdir foo; cd foo; git init

Redmine wants its git repository set up in a "nonstandard", "bare" way.

So it's very easy to get the setup wrong (#9128), (, the error messages are not really helpful, there is no help from the setup page itself and "the relevant help page": in the Redmine wiki is hard to find and the text accompanying the relevant configuration option is "easy to missunderstand":

I'd like to suggest the following changes:

1. change the text that accompanies the "path" configuration option from "Bare and local repository (e.g. /gitrepo, c:\gitrepo)" to "repository that is bare and local (e.g. /gitrepo, c:\gitrepo)". (see "here": for the rationale)

2. Add a "Help" link to the text that is accompanying the "path" configuration option, that points to