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authorThomas Schwinge <>2013-09-26 10:29:23 +0200
committerThomas Schwinge <>2013-09-26 10:29:23 +0200
commit019c4f760df3cf0b889b000af0f3443659da3d54 (patch)
parent08316cf2c05df52c9db0a8a15e8e0d35292d092c (diff)
* source_repositories: Polish.
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/source_repositories.mdwn b/source_repositories.mdwn
index b2849500..a92b77e6 100644
--- a/source_repositories.mdwn
+++ b/source_repositories.mdwn
@@ -35,7 +35,10 @@ This page is meant to give some guidelines. Please use good sense or ask on
* hurd/web.git -- [[contributing/Web_pages]]
-Mirror for faster anonymous accesses : <;pf=savannah_mirror>
+These are mirrored on
+<;pf=savannah_mirror>, which
+may provide faster anonymous accesses.
## Branches
@@ -215,11 +218,12 @@ branches, like an imaginary
[[darnassus|public hurd boxen]] is
[[configured|public_hurd_boxen/installation/darnassus]] in a way so that users
-can publish Git repositories in /var/lib/git. It is recommended to store the
-repositories in the home directory and create links in /var/lib/git since /home
-is much larger than the root file system. All repositories in /var/lib/git are
-automatically exported. A gitweb interface (that also provides git:// and
-http:// clone URLs) is available at <>.
+can publish Git repositories by creating in `/var/lib/git/` symlinks to
+repositories residing in their home directories. (Due to disk space
+constraints, do not put repositories directly into `/var/lib/git/`.) All
+repositories in `/var/lib/git/` are automatically exported. A gitweb interface
+(that also lists URLs for accessing the repositories using the `git` and `http`
+protocols) is available at <>.