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Development Tools Introduction to Git First Commits Initializing a Repository

Sarah Breidenbach
Sarah Breidenbach
4,490 Points

Can I create a repository on a USB drive?

Can I create a repository on a USB drive in case my computer dies? And also, would that be useless if I lost the working directory?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,732 Points

It would be handy if you lost the working directory, because you could re-create the project from the repository.

Only if you want to... ..in the event that your computer dies, you need not worry about your work as it will remain safe online. Simply clone your repo of choice to your new computer~

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,732 Points

That would only apply if there is an online repo. From the question, it wasn't clear if the USB repo might be the only one.