Devops without the extra parts
You want to deploy code onto a server into a certain directory. You have SSH to the server and it has Git installed. Your desired destination is /home/user/public_html/production/
on the remote server lets create a directory, and create a bare repo
cd /home/user/ mkdir myproject mkdir -p public_html/production cd myproject git init --bare
Next lets copy the sample hook to activate it and open it in an editor, use what ever editor you like.
cp hooks/post-update.sample hooks/post-update <editor> hooks/post-update
Add/change it to be something like this.
#!/bin/bash branch=$(git rev-parse --symbolic --abbrev-ref $1) if [ "production" == "$branch" ]; then GIT_WORK_TREE=/home/user/public_html/production git checkout -f production echo "exported to production" fi
Clone or add as remote to your existing repo
git clone ssh://email@example.com:/home/user/myproject
make a production branch and push.. (note your origin config if you are using many remotes)
cd myproject git checkout -b production echo "AUTOMATION" > README git add README git commit -m "Andrew is so nice" git push origin production
You should see something like
Counting objects: 1, done. Delta compression using up to 4 threads. Compressing objects: 100% (1/1), done. Writing objects: 100% (1/1), 334 bytes | 0 bytes/s, done. Total 1 (delta 0), reused 0 (delta 0) remote: exported to production To ssh://myserver.example.com:/home/user/myproject ad720c2..8e42f1b production -> production
So now all you have to do is develop in your development or feature branches and maybe merge to master. When it is time to deploy merge to production and push!