I have this project in eclipse that has 9000+ lines of code that I have been working on, so I decided it is about time I got version control for it. So I installed egit for eclipse and added a project to a respository. Unfortinitely, when I did this, git moved the project from where it was located to its own location, introducing bugs. So now I have to find a way to take git away from the project (remove project from version control) and make git use the project again, this time without moving it.
this is what happened:
project original source: C://something/something/project
git repository: C://something/git/project
this is what I need to do:
git repository ----------> original source
eclipse resolves workspace vars it has changed
project uses version control, git does not move the files
git creates a master repository for files that are committed from the main location (C://something/something/project)
Move the project back where it was.
Git repository is nothing but a
.git (notice the dot in the front) directory and can be moved together with code as it's not depended on absolute paths in any way.
Egit should be able to pick it up from new location, and if it doesn't, init the repo from the command line.