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Simplify installation #1

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Since this project consists of one shell script and the installer script simply downloads this shell script and makes it executable, asking people to run bash directly from curl seems like overkill. Let's just have users download the script to a location of their choosing.

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Commits on Mar 26, 2013
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    Simplify installation

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@@ -13,12 +13,7 @@ You need a Linux server with `git` and `sshd` installed.
## Installing
-On your server, run:
- $ curl | bash
-This will install `gitreceive` into `/usr/local/bin`. Alternatively,
-clone this repo and put `gitreceive` wherever you want.
+On your server, download to a location on your $PATH and make it executable.
## Using gitreceive
4 installer
@@ -1,4 +0,0 @@
-# this is to be used with:
-# curl | bash
-curl --silent > /usr/local/bin/gitreceive
-chmod +x /usr/local/bin/gitreceive
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