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How to use Git and Dropbox for collaboration


This post will be constantly being updated. I will show that you can use Git and Dropbox for collaboration.

If you don’t have Dropbox account, please you this link and we both get additional 250MB:

Set up a main repository in one directory in Dropbox. Then clone repository for every person working on a project into their own directories (still in Dropbox).

Once you have this set up, fetch from main project into clones, and once you want to consolidate, push it to the main one. It would take some time and you would most likely need kdiff3 or something similar.


What to do if you get “Does Not Appear to be a Git Repository” on windows:

Go into your .git directory and change the location entry in config file to ‘c:/’ instead of ‘/cygdrive/c/…’

Add remote to your “main” version.


I don’t like this one, but it is there:

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