Author: Oscar Benedito <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:59:23 +0200
Fix wrong statement on personal git server post
1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/content/blog/2020-06-23-setting-up-a-personal-git-server.md b/content/blog/2020-06-23-setting-up-a-personal-git-server.md
@@ -13,6 +13,7 @@ tags: [
Running a personal Git server is something that has been on my mind for quite a
@@ -170,14 +171,18 @@ the changes on my [stagit fork][sg-fork].
I have only been using this server for a couple of days, but I have also been
setting up a bunch of [suckless][sl] tools[^ff], so I have been using Git a lot.
-One of the best things is that setting up repositories has never been easier. No
-need to open a browser, log in to GitLab/GitHub and go through the process of
-creating a new repository. I just run
+One of the best things is that setting up repositories is very easy. No need to
+open a browser, log in to GitHub and go through the process of creating a new
+repository[^gl]. I just run
[^ff]: Fun fact: after setting everything up I realized that suckless uses
stagit to show their repositories, indeed the author of stagit is the current
maintainer of some suckless projects like [st][st] and [dmenu][dmenu].
+[^gl]: I originally thought this was also the case for GitLab, however, you can
+ push a new repository to a new remote address and GitLab will automatically
+ create it.
@@ -227,6 +232,10 @@ I almost forgot! If you want to check out my Git website or clone some
repositories from my domain, you can find all of that here:
+*Edit*: The post originally said that creating a new repository on GitLab was a
+long process. However, you can just push to a new remote address and GitLab will
+automatically create the new repository.
[cgit]: <https://git.zx2c4.com/cgit/about/> "cgit's information"
[dmenu]: <https://tools.suckless.org/dmenu/> "dmenu's homepage"
[g-email]: <https://git-send-email.io/> "Learn to use email with Git!"