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It’s that time of year when a majority of people talk about making new year’s resolutions, and then there’s the few who actually decide to follow through and give them a go.
I decided that starting mine ahead of the new year might work better as the morning after new year’s eve doesn’t really set us all off on the right foot. So I started a few days before, setting up a new personal homepage, blog, and tapping out my first new blog post, setting the scene for the year ahead...
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Quick description of issue: I have a remote repo (on GoDaddy server, not my choice :S ) with a post-receive hook that pushes chages to live site files. This all works great, but how do I get the repo to detect changes to the live site code if someone FTPs in and changes something?
At the moment Git doesn't detect any changes so I don't know if I'm writing over someones else on our team's changes... :(
Any help would be awesome.
Until then I'll just download any files off the server before I work on them, that way at least I'll have the latest versions downloaded to my local repo. We are not likely to modify the same files at the same time in the future.
Thanks guys, your help is greatly appreciated.
I have successfully managed to create a repository on a GoDaddy shared hosting plan, I have added a post-receive hook so that when I publish from my local repository it goes to the remote repo and then gets copied onto the live server for all to see.
This is great and I'm amazed I got it to work, but one thing that's not working is the ability to pull changes to the live site files into my repository. I have changed a file via FTP so that I could see if the changes would be detected within my remote repo, and subsequently show up in my local repo when I sync the two up. Unfortunately no changes are detected.
So my question is this: how to I get my remote repo to detect any changes that are made to the remote files?
Any help would be awesome, I've no idea how to accomplish this.
Any ideas guys?
I'm not commiting anything on the remote repository.
The reason I explained making changes via ftp was not because I want to do so, but because the person who initially built the site in question uses ftp to upload changes and doesn't use git, so if he changes files in the server I won't know, unless I download whichever files I wish to modify via ftp and then compare them to my local repository.
This process doesn't seem ideal, I just wasn't sure if git had any clever features that could scan the live files and flag up those that have changed, obviously not based on my findings and what you have mentioned.
I'm commiting changes to my local repository. Then using GitHub for Mac to sync with the remote repository. The remote is then updating the live files on the server via a post receive hook.
I followed this tutorial to make it work: http://www.adamboother.com/blog/install-git-on-a-godaddy-shared-hosting-account/
I am not familiar with staging.
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