Week 2 - Project Management
Acquire the key files from your instructor and be sure that there is no ".txt" extension. Copy the key files into your /.ssh directory.
Create a file named config with your text editor. The file should contain the follwing text...
Using the following commands on the terminal line we need to change the permissions on the key file. This is done to keep the key private. We do this with the following command:
Once you have created the directory where you would like to place the archive you are ready to clone. To clone we use the command:
If the process was successful and you have not received any error messages, you should see (in my case) the folder 'Archive' will now be populated
Within your clone of the archive there is a folder named '.hg'. Navigate to this folder and we will be appending the file named 'hgrc'. Append with:
Create a new directory in the format "lastname.firstname" and add your complet class page, including images and css files.
Here are the most common commands that will be needed to push your updates and pull the lastest changes to the archive
◊ The install and setup of Mercurial was pretty straight forward. The only issue I came across was with the initial clone command. I had the wrong folder listed for my keys. With an adjustment to
◊ This tutorial is based on http://academy.cba.mit.edu/2011/labs/urbana/mercedes.mane/Website/Tutorials/Mercurial_tutorial_Mac.html http://fab.cba.mit.edu/classes/MIT/863.10/people/natalie.freed/Mercurial_notes_notes.html