This hands-on lab allows you to practice using the Git source control system. As one of the objectives for the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer, you may be asked to set up, configure, and perform basic tasks on a local Git instance. Once this activity is complete, you will understand how to install, configure, and check files into and out of the Git server using the command line.
Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:
- Install the `git` Tool
Install Git using the following command:
sudo yum install git -y
- Initialize a `webapi` Repository
Initialize a new
webapiGit repository in the
git init ~/webapi
Create the following files in the
README, which should only contain the text:
currver.txt, which should only contain the text:
Add the files to the repo:
git add *
Commit the files with a comment:
git commit -m "First commit"
You will then be prompted to configure some variables. Follow the prompts to complete the commit.
- Clone the ‘webapi’ Repository After Configuration into a Backup Directory
backupdirectory in the
/home/cloud_userdirectory that contains a clone of the original
webapirepo you previously set up:
git clone /home/cloud_user/webapi /home/cloud_user/backup/webapi