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==Gitlab==
 
==Gitlab==
 
===Installation===
 
 
{{Tip| If you do not want to download any documentation, add {{ic|gem: --no-rdoc --no-ri}} to {{ic|/home/gitlab/.gemrc}}. Be sure to add it as the gitlab user in order to acquire the appropriate permissions.}}
 
 
Add [[ruby]] to Gitlab's {{ic|PATH}}:
 
# sudo -u gitlab -H sh -c 'echo "export PATH=$(ruby -rubygems -e "puts Gem.user_dir")/bin:$PATH" >> /home/gitlab/.bash_profile'
 
 
Install bundler and charlock_holmes:
 
# sudo -u gitlab -H gem install charlock_holmes --version '0.6.8'
 
# sudo -u gitlab -H gem install bundler
 
 
{{Note|When installing charlock_holmes don't mind any errors that might occur, that's ''normal''.}}
 
 
Clone Gitlab's stable repository:
 
# cd /home/gitlab
 
# sudo -H -u gitlab git clone -b stable git://github.com/gitlabhq/gitlabhq.git gitlab
 
# cd gitlab
 
# sudo -u gitlab mkdir -pv tmp
 
  
 
===Basic configuration===
 
===Basic configuration===

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Notes: Most of the text are the same. (Discuss in Talk:Gitlab2#)

Gitlab

Basic configuration

First we need to rename the example file.

# sudo -u gitlab cp config/gitlab.yml.example config/gitlab.yml

The options are pretty straightforward. You can skip this part as it is quite detailed. Open /home/gitlab/gitlab/config/gitlab.yml with your favorite editor and check the settings below.

Web application specific settings

/home/gitlab/gitlab/config/gitlab.yml
host: myhost.example.com
port: 80
https: false

Email used for notification

/home/gitlab/gitlab/config/gitlab.yml
from: notify@example.com

This is how the mail address will be shown for mail notifications. Gitlab needs the sendmail command in order to send emails (for things like lost password recovery, new user addition etc). This command is provided by packages such as msmtp, postfix, sendmail etc, but you can only have one of them installed. First, check whether you already have the sendmail command:

# ls /usr/sbin/sendmail

If you get a ‘cannot access /usr/bin/sendmail’ then install one of the above packages.

Application specific settings

/home/gitlab/gitlab/config/gitlab.yml
default_projects_limit: 10
# backup_path: "/vol/backups"   # default: Rails.root + backups/
# backup_keep_time: 604800      # default: 0 (forever) (in seconds)
  • default_projects_limit: As the name suggests, this integer defines the default number of projects new users have. The number can change from within Gitlab by an administrator.
  • backup_path: The path where backups are stored. Default location is /home/gitlab/gitlab/backups. The backups folder is created automatically after first backup.
  • backup_keep_time: Time to preserve backups. The default option is to never be deleted.

Also check Backup and restore.

Git Hosting configuration

/home/gitlab/gitlab/config/gitlab.yml
admin_uri: gitlab-git@localhost:gitolite-admin
base_path: /home/gitlab-git/repositories/
hooks_path: /home/gitlab-git/share/gitolite/hooks/
# host: localhost
git_user: gitlab-git
upload_pack: true
receive_pack: true
# port: 22
  • admin_uri: Do not change it. Leave as is.
  • base_path: The path where gitolite's repositories reside. If the repositories directory is different than the default one, change it here.
  • hooks_path: change default setting to /home/gitlab-git/share/gitolite/hooks/
  • host: Should point to your FQDN.
  • git_user: Name of the git user we created.
  • upload_pack:
  • receive_pack:
  • port: ssh port which git should use. Default one is 22. If you want to change it for safety reasons, do not forget to also add the port number to .ssh/config.
/home/gitlab/gitlab/.ssh/config
Host localhost
Port 5000

Git settings

/home/gitlab/gitlab/config/gitlab.yml
path: /usr/bin/git
git_max_size: 5242880 # 5.megabytes
git_timeout: 10
  • git_max_size: Max size of git objects like commits, in bytes,.This value can be increased if you have very large commits.
  • git_timeout: git timeout to read commit, in seconds.

Install gems

This could take a while as it installs all required libraries.

# cd /home/gitlab/gitlab
# source /home/gitlab/.bash_profile
# sudo -u gitlab -H bundle install --deployment
Note: Using "--without development test" in bundle command line will ignore required packages for database backup and restore


Fix for pygments.rb to work with our python2 (thanks to billyburly).

# sed -i "s/opts = {})/opts = {:python_exe => 'python'})/g" /home/gitlab/gitlab/vendor/bundle/ruby/1.9.1/bundler/gems/pygments.rb-2cada028da50/lib/pygments/ffi.rb
# ln -s /usr/bin/python2 /usr/bin/python

Start redis server

Start the daemon. If you are using initscripts you might want to add redis to your DAEMONS array in rc.conf.

Note: redis might already be running, causing a FAIL message to appear. Check if it is already running with rc.d list redis.

If you have switched to systemd, there is a service file included in the official package. See daemon how to enable it.

Populate the database

# sudo -u gitlab bundle exec rake gitlab:app:setup RAILS_ENV=production

Setup gitlab hooks

# cp ./lib/hooks/post-receive /home/gitlab-git/share/gitolite/hooks/common/post-receive
# chown gitlab-git:gitlab-git /home/gitlab-git/share/gitolite/hooks/common/post-receive

Server testing and resque process

Resque is a Redis-backed library for creating background jobs, placing those jobs on multiple queues, and processing them later. For the backstory, philosophy, and history of Resque's beginnings, please see this blog post.

Run resque process for processing queue:

# sudo -u gitlab bundle exec rake environment resque:work QUEUE=* RAILS_ENV=production BACKGROUND=yes

or use Gitlab's start script:

# sudo -u gitlab ./resque.sh
Note: If you run this as root, /home/gitlab/gitlab/tmp/pids/resque_worker.pid will be owned by root causing the resque worker not to start via init script on next boot/service restart

Gitlab application can be started with the next command:

# sudo -u gitlab bundle exec rails s -e production

Open localhost:3000 with your favorite browser and you should see Gitlab's sign in page. In case you missed it, the default login/password are:

login.........admin@local.host
password......5iveL!fe

Since this is a thin web server, it is only for test purposes. You may close it with Template:Keypress. Follow instructions below to make Gitlab run with a real web server.