git-annex setup with bare remote and optionally bup?

Joey Hess joey at
Thu Oct 27 21:21:41 CEST 2011

Richard Hartmann wrote:
> The problem is that, afaik, I can't have it as a bare special remote.

It would be very weird to have a bup repository that is *not* bare.

> The use case is that I built & hosted a server for backups and backups
> only. As origin, it's used to sync git state between all other repos
> and always keeps a copy of all files, forever. Obviously, I'd like to
> keep the bup repo in there, as well.

As I said, it's probably possible to use a branch of the same repository
for bup as for git-annex, but I'm not sure why it would be worth the
setup bother, compared with having a separate repository for bup.

see shy jo
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