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Re: Cygwin Git can't Sync File Based Repository

On 2017-10-16 12:12, Gary Furash wrote:
> For example, I have a repository that looks like this
> [gffurash ~/Documents/Projects/wo219161] $ git remote -v
> origin  file://v:/GitSrcCtrl/wo219161 (fetch)
> origin  file://v:/GitSrcCtrl/wo219161 (push)
> it syncs w/ the remote destination in windows
> If I sync from Git Bash (downloaded from the git site) it works fine. If I
> sync from Cygwin GIT, I get the following
> fatal: '/GitSrcCtrl/wo219161' does not appear to be a git repository
> fatal: Could not read from remote repository.
> Please make sure you have the correct access rights and the repository
> exists
> Trying to create the repository from Cygwin doesn't work either.
> [gffurash ~/Downloads] $ git clone /cygdrive/v/GitSrcCtrl/wo219161/
> Cloning into 'wo219161'...
> done.
> [gffurash ~/Downloads] $ touch a
> [gffurash ~/Downloads] $ git add .
> fatal: Not a git repository (or any parent up to mount point /cygdrive)
> Stopping at filesystem boundary (GIT_DISCOVERY_ACROSS_FILESYSTEM not set).

For the latter case at least, you need to first cd wo219161.
[Don't you just /love/ shops which organize their code base under random numbers

Are you sure you're using Cygwin git - what path does "which git" show?

Have you checked if there is an upgrade to be installed?
Current Cygwin version is git 2.14.2-2.
I've had no problems cloning, fetching, etc. but not pushed recently.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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