setting up TeamCity to pull multiple git repos with named locations

I am having a problem creating a TeamCity project build that relies on two git repos. In particular, there is content in a primary that relies on a shared repo. This isn’t ideal and needs to change (aka pushing all shared components into nuget), but first things first.

The build machine needs two sibling checkout folders: ‘Project’ and ‘Shared’. Then, from the ‘Project’ folder, I want to kick off a rake task.

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    Any ideas on how to get this pulling properly?

    Thank you,

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    I found that I can move the entire tree by setting the VCS Root ‘Checkout rules’ on the repository definition by using the following rule entry:


    This rule says effectively “for the root folder of this repository and everything under it, move it all under a folder called ‘Shared’.

    I then do the same for the ‘Project’ repo, moving it to the ‘Project’ folder and I now have two discrete sibling folders setup under the workspace at build time.

    I did not get much from your question. What I understood is that you have code in 2 repos and you want to pull them into a single folder. In such situation I would either use git submodules or git subtree merge.

    Reference at

    Submodules: Chapter 6.6

    Subtree Merging: Chapter 6.7

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