Update - April 10, 2013
rsync is much easier if you have that option. I have not seen a down side after doing the copy 5 days ago but after copying 8 repositories over to a new server all seems to be working great. Below is a method to use if
rsync is not available.
The short answer
To clone your repository from one location to another the following steps can be used in your terminal prompt:
The long answer
Why do we use the –bare option? According to the help text, the –bare option does not put the administrative files in