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[Discuss] first time build of GIT server

Sorry for asking a newbie question....

How do I  check/out  in a package for the first time?

On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 10:35 AM, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) <blu at
> wrote:

> > From: at [mailto:discuss-
> > at] On Behalf Of Chris Johnson
> >
> > You'll need to get your team to use SSH keys, but that's standard
> > practice for most git management systems (e.g. gitolite).
> That may have been true at some point, but now, it works just as well over
> http or https.
> I will say, if you use http, the user's password goes across the wire
> plaintext.  (I confirmed with wireshark.)  So my recommendation would be to
> plan on using SSL right from the start.  Every step along the way in the
> gitlab installer, substitute "https" for "http" and so forth.


John Malloy
jomalloy at

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