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best way to move a local git repo that's also in synch with GitHub?
Hi, just wondering: I have a local git repo that's also in synch with GitHub. If I want to move it, would I clone it to the new directory, then delete the old one (and do so within Git?), and then push to GitHub? Or shall I simply drag and drop in the folder navigator, then push to GitHub? Thanks all
Brendan WhitingFront End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 84,734 Points
You should be able to drag and drop the folder I think. Inside the folder is a little
.git file that is managing the repo, keeping track of your remote and all that. (You won't see files that start with a dot in the finder, but you can see them in the terminal if you run
ls -a or
ls -la) If you move the folder, that file should travel with it, and everything should be working fine.