storing to git data files [was Re: Subsurface ans Dropbox]

Joakim Bygdell j.bygdell at
Wed May 27 12:05:23 PDT 2015

> On 27 May 2015, at 19:01, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 09:48:21AM -0700, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
>> On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 06:22:32PM +0200, Davide DB wrote:
>>> A little OT
>>> What is the git integration that sometimes people here talk about?
>>> How it (should) works exactly?
>> You can store your dive data locally into a git repository.
>> Assume you have an existing directory c:\mydives
>> If you then tell Subsurface to store your dive data as
>> c:\mydives[davide]
>> it will create a git repository in that folder that holds your dives.
> Um, err, it doesn't. I need to figure out when / how that got broken.
> Since my default data file is a git repo I apparently never tested this.
Trying to save a git repo named “test” I get the following errors.

In an empty folder, “ Unable to open git repository ”.

If I manually initialise a git repo in the actual folder I get “ Invalid branch name ‘[tes’ ".

> I'll get back to you :-(
> /D
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