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h1. HowTo keep in sync your git repository for redmine
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h2. With sufficiently recent git (>=1.6.0)
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_In the below examples, "git_user" and "project.git" should be modified for your GitHub project_
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Set up a (bare) mirror of the source repository
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git clone --mirror git@github.com:git_user/project.git
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to fetch the changes
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cd project.git
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git fetch -q --all
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make fetching automatic by installing a crontask
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sudo vi /etc/cron.d/sync_git_repos
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*/5 * * * * app cd /path/to/project.git && git fetch -q --all
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_*/5 in the last line defines the minute at which the synchronization takes place, for example, */2 would cause the sychronization to take place every two minutes. */5 causes the synchronization to take place on minutes divisible by 5 (5, 10, 15, etc.)_
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h2. With older git
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Here is a HowTo written by Farzy ("Farzad FARID":http://www.pragmatic-source.com/) that explains how to keep two git repositories syncronized
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* "Automatic synchronization 2 git repositories [en]":http://www.pragmatic-source.com/en/opensource/tips/automatic-synchronization-2-git-repositories
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* "Synchronisation automatique de deux référentiels git [fr]":http://www.pragmatic-source.com/fr/opensource/tips/synchronisation-automatique-de-deux-referentiels-git
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*Summary Of Above Blog Posts*
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git clone --bare git@github.com:git_user/project.git project.git
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cd project.git
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git remote add origin git@github.com:git_user/project.git
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git fetch -v
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git fetch origin
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git reset --soft refs/remotes/origin/master 
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_In this cron script, "app" is the owner of the project.git directory_
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sudo vi /etc/cron.d/sync_git_repos
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# One-way synchronization of a local and remote bare Git repository.
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# Repeat this line for each repository.
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*/5 * * * * app cd /path/to/project.git && git fetch origin && git reset --soft refs/remotes/origin/master > /dev/null
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