Convert an existing Git repo to a bare repo

mv .git .. && rm -rf * && mv ../.git . && mv .git/* . && rmdir .git && git config --bool core.bare true
If you want to turn a Git repo into the origin that folks can push to, you should make it a bare repository. See: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2199897/git-convert-normal-to-bare-repository

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By: dinomite
2011-02-28 17:58:14

What Others Think

How not using the official way of git clone --bare?
xakon · 395 weeks ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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