GitLab

Introduction

GitLab is a web-based Git repository manager similar to GitHub. GitLab can be self-hosted and we do just that with https://gitlab.opengeosys.org. For the moment all OGS repositories are still hosted at github.com/ufz but we store benchmark data files on our own GitLab because of storage limits on GitHub.

Setup an account

  • Creating a GitLab account can be done by simply using your existing GitHub account: click the GitHub logo (octocat) on the Gitlab sign-in page
    • You will be redirected to GitHub (please login there) and asked for authorization.
    • Your new user account will be blocked at first, please let us know we will unblock it

Setup a password for cloning over https

To clone a repository via https://-protocol you need to set up an account password and use this during git clone https://....

Upload a SSH key for cloning over SSH

To clone a repository via SSH-protocol (git clone git@gitlab...) you need to upload your SSH pubic key.


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