Omegat and Git problem: detached head state
Thread poster: wush1
wush1
Germany
Local time: 18:55
Chinese to German
Jul 28, 2015

Hello everyone

I’m currently writing my thesis in LaTeX and use a git repository for backup / version control. My thesis will involve a lot of translation work, and for this I use omegat.
Not knowing that omegat has built-in git functionality, I started translating and then copied the translation folder with the project into my git folder, so it could be added to the repository.
The file structure is such that I have one main folder which is my repository, with lots of files and subfolders. One of these subfolders is the translations folder, and this folder contains some omegat projects.
Now omegat always asks me for my git password, and I’m not sure what exactly it wants to do.
I worked on the translation yesterday, and the next day, I ended up with a detached head error message when I try to "git push" my whole thesis.
Is there a way to completely disable versioning support in omegat? I would rather do that manually on the CLI, and then upload all the files in my thesis at once, rather than having omegat do this (and complaining about missing passwords or connections).

Any help would be appreciated
Philipp


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Didier Briel  Identity Verified
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Remove team project support Jul 30, 2015

wush1 wrote:
I’m currently writing my thesis in LaTeX and use a git repository for backup / version control. My thesis will involve a lot of translation work, and for this I use omegat.
Not knowing that omegat has built-in git functionality, I started translating and then copied the translation folder with the project into my git folder, so it could be added to the repository.
The file structure is such that I have one main folder which is my repository, with lots of files and subfolders. One of these subfolders is the translations folder, and this folder contains some omegat projects.
Now omegat always asks me for my git password, and I’m not sure what exactly it wants to do.

OmegaT believes your project is a team project.

I worked on the translation yesterday, and the next day, I ended up with a detached head error message when I try to "git push" my whole thesis.
Is there a way to completely disable versioning support in omegat? I would rather do that manually on the CLI, and then upload all the files in my thesis at once, rather than having omegat do this (and complaining about missing passwords or connections).

You can remove team project support by launching OmegaT with the parameter --no-team
http://omegat.sourceforge.net/manual-standard/en/chapter.installing.and.running.html#d0e1049

Didier


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wush1
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Thank you Jul 30, 2015

Didier Briel wrote:
You can remove team project support by launching OmegaT with the parameter --no-team
Didier

Thank you very much! I’ll create an alias for that, but just in case: Is it possible to include the option in '~/.omegat/omegat.prefs'?
By the way, starting in October, I’ll be studying in an MA Translation program. I hope I’ll become a more active member in these forums in future times, if time permits

[Edited at 2015-07-30 16:44 GMT]


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Didier Briel  Identity Verified
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No option to remove team project feature Aug 1, 2015

wush1 wrote:

Didier Briel wrote:
You can remove team project support by launching OmegaT with the parameter --no-team
Didier

Thank you very much! I’ll create an alias for that, but just in case: Is it possible to include the option in '~/.omegat/omegat.prefs'?

No, because it's not an option, only a runtime parameter.

Didier


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