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-Propellor can be used without any centralized git repsitory. When
-`propellor --spin $HOST` is run, propellor pushes the local git repo
-directly to the host. This makes it easy to get started with propellor.
-A central git repository allows hosts to run propellor from cron and pick
-up any updates you may have pushed. This is useful when managing several
-hosts with propellor.
-The central repository does not need to be trusted; it can be hosted
-anywhere, and propellor will only accept verified gpg signed git commits
-from it. See [[security]] for details, but this means you can put it
-on github without github being able to 0wn your propellor driven hosts, for
-You can add a central git repository to your existing propellor setup easily:
-1. Push propellor's git repository to a central server (github or your own):
- `cd ~/.propellor/; git remote add origin ssh://; git push -u origin master`
-2. Configure the url your hosts should use for the git repository, if
- it differs from the url above, by setting up a remote named "deploy":
- `cd ~/.propellor/; git remote add deploy git://`
-2. Add a property to your hosts like:
- `Cron.runPropellor (Cron.Times "*/30 * * * *")`
-3. Let your hosts know about the changed configuration (including the url
- to the central repository), by running `propellor --spin $HOST` for each
- of your hosts.
-Now the hosts will automatically update every 30 minutes, and you can
-`git commit -S` and `git push` changes that affect any number of
-Note that private data, set with `propellor --set`, is gpg encrypted, and
-hosts cannot decrypt it! So after updating the private data of a host,
-you still need to manually run `propellor --spin $HOST`