Working with Well-Known Repositories
We will start our tour exploring existing and quite well-known repositories. The main goal of this chapter is to get familiar with repositories—their types and structure. In this chapter, you will learn the following:
- What are the most popular hosting solutions for git repositories?
- How to create a local copy of a repository that is hosted on Github.com or Bitbucket.org?
Once we know how to clone a repository, we can then analyze its structure. Then we will explore the working directory—the git directory and its contents. At that point we will be able to classify a repository as either bare or ...