- Create a location for your backup repo:
ssh safehost; mkdir backupdir; cd backupdir; git init
- Back on your own machine, add a section to
.git/configthat sets up an alias for pushing:
[remote "backup"] url = safehost:backupdir push = +refs/heads/*:refs/heads/*The last line says that any branches on your local machine become branches on the remote machine.
- Now you have a "backup" alias, so any time you want to snapshot your branches, just run
git push backup.
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