Question: Convert source tarball to GIT repository

Anand Kumria wildfire at
Tue Oct 24 17:19:16 CDT 2006

On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 16:04:53 -0500, Matthew Kehrer wrote:

> Is there a way I can convert a source tarball I download to a local GIT
> repository?
> I have dial-up a home, but I know of a place where I can bring my flash
> drive and use it to get the tarball as GIT does not have resume support.

git may not, but cogito does.

I notice most people here seem to be using it. cogito is just a nicer
interface on top of git; it uses git itself.

I wonder if it wouldn't be easier to describe how things are done using
it, rather than git?


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