Tag: bash

Git SSH access setup issue

I am currently using Cywin and had a set up working previously. Upon reinstall and redoing my setup it is no longer working. I am following the instructions here https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/BITBUCKET/Set+up+SSH+for+Git I have modified my .bashrc with the following code SSH_ENV=”$HOME/.ssh/environment” # start the ssh-agent function start_agent { echo “Initializing new SSH agent…” # spawn ssh-agent […]

calling git diff in pre-commit shell script

I try to put the output of ‘git diff’ into a variable in shell script to check if file has changed, but whenn running ‘git diff file’ in script I always get this output: usage: git diff [–no-index] <path> <path> here is what i am calling in the script #!/bin/sh cd /path/to/repo jsdiff=`git diff file.js` […]

Git Pull command in shell script without having to enter password manually?

I need a way off avoiding entering my password manually when a git pull command is executed in a build script I have. I have tried the ssh keygen method and the git credentials caching method but both of them do not work for me. So is there any way of somehow storing the password […]

Watch for files to change and call git commit when they are new

I do not know bash very well and I have no idea how I would do this, essentially I want to say when a user does bin/build it will move a set of directories over. so lets assume you have a project like such: ProjectName/ bin/build FolderOne/ FolderTwo/ In this project you do bin/build it […]

Are renamed folders tracked by Git?

I renamed a folder and it is no longer tracked by git. I checked the remote repo that I push to and oddly the folder with the new name is there but there are no contents. I checked my .gitignore just out of diligence, and there is nothing that says to ignore the contents of […]

How do I completely uninstall git from my Linux Machine

I had installed git by downloading the tar ball and then doing the following steps ./configure –prefix=/scratch/custom/git make make install But after running these commands, I still see that git is created under /usr/local as below bash-4.1$ whereis git git: /usr/bin/git /usr/local/git /usr/share/man/man1/git.1.gz I would like to remove and reinstall again how do i do […]

How to deal with file names which contain spaces in Ruby(In Git Bash)

I encounter a problem about running some Git commands which contain white spaces in file names with Ruby, like: aaa = “xxxxxxx/xxxx/BOM\ Explosion.txt” `git update-index –assume-unchanged — #{aaa}` or aaa = “xxxxxxx/xxxx/BOM Explosion.txt”.shellescape `git update-index –assume-unchanged — #{aaa}` I have tried either way above to escape space and run it in Git Bash, but neither […]

Symbolically linking files inside a git subdirectory

I have a question regarding git. I may be completely off base here with how I’m even approaching the questions, so I would be glad to hear a completely differing opinion of how to get this done. I keep a handful of python and bash scripts in a folder I upkeep called utils. It has […]

Git Initial Push Bad File Descriptor Error

I am new to git and have been following various tutorials on setting up a centralized git server. For the past few days, I have been having trouble with the following error message: Counting objects: 59, done. Delta compression using up to 2 threads. Compressing objects: 100% (59/59), done. Writing objects: 100% (59/59), 525.33 KiB […]

Git not recognizing alias

My .gitconfig file is as follows: [user] name = myname email = asdf@xyz.com [alias] co = commit -am When I’m in Git Bash and I enter: git co “Macro changes” I get this error message: git: ‘co’ is not a git command. Why isn’t the alias being recognized? EDIT: I’m running Windows 7. The .gitconfig […]

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