Title : How to publish a git repository on http
Author: Solène
Date  : 07 October 2016
Tags  : unix git

Here is an how-to in order to make a git repository available for
cloning through a simple http server. This method only allow people to
fetch the repository, not to push. I wanted to set-up this to get my
code, I don't plan to have any commit on it from other people at this
time so it's enough.

In a folder publicly available from your http server clone your
repository in bare mode. As explained in
the [https://git-scm.com/book/tr/v2/Git-on-the-Server-The-Protocols](man page):

    $ cd /var/www/htdocs/some-path/
    $ git clone --bare /path/to/git_project gitproject.git
    $ cd gitproject.git
	$ git update-server-info
    $ mv hooks/post-update.sample hooks/post-update
    $ chmod o+x hooks/post-update

Then you will be able to clone the repository with

    $ git clone https://your-hostname/some-path/gitproject.git
	
I've lost time because I did not execute **git update-server-info** so
the clone wasn't possible.