Tag: commit

Merging 2 branches together in GIT

I’ve only just started to use GIT and think its wonderful, however I’m a little confused over what the merge command does. Let us say we have a working project in the branch “A”. I go home and make changes to this branch and save it as “B”. Another programmer makes changes to “A” and […]

GitHub – How to revert changes to previous state

I am using GitHub as my remote repository. I have already pushed 5 commits to the server and want to revert back to the state before the those commits. If the commit hash is 3425661dba2aadccdbab, how do I revert the entire local/remote back to that commit? I tried $ reset –hard 3425661dba2aadccdbab but that only […]

How to git commit a single file/directory

Tried the following command: git commit path/to/my/file.ext -m ‘my notes’ Receive an error in git version error: pathspec ‘-m’ did not match any file(s) known to git. error: pathspec ‘MY MESSAGE’ did not match any file(s) known to git. Is there a new syntax for singe file or directory commits? ANSWER: Arguments are expected […]

How to find commits by a specific user in Git?

This question already has an answer here: How can I view a git log of just one user's commits? 11 answers

git – Your branch is ahead of 'origin/master' by 1 commit

I am newbie in git and I am working on git. I added some files in git : git add <file1> git add <file2> then I wanted to push that for review, but mistakenly I did git commit so the files which I have changed don’t go for reviews. Now if I enter the command […]

Git commit against tag with no branch

If I check out a tagged version of my source code without creating a branch, Git indicates that I’m not associated with any branch at all. It’s happy to let me make changes and check them in though. Where do those changes go? If I switch back to ‘master’ they disappear (overwritten by what was […]

do a git pull to overwrite local changes

Ok, there has certainly been posts around for this, but I actually did a commit because i thought it was the right thing to do. So, I have 2 repos, one development and one production. I had to edit something in the production because it was an urgent bugfix, and now I have 3 files […]

how to add multiple files in git at the same time

This will be my first git use. I have added new files ( a lot ) to the folder/project ( git local repository). I went through online tutorials and forums and see i can do git commit -a So i go to the base folder of the repository and do a sudo git commit -a […]

Can't exclude user interface state from commit in xcode

I can’t exclude user interface state file from commit. Every time I’m trying to push to github it asks me to commit first and insert user interface state file into the changes (even if I didn’t move the mouse or interface at all it still is shown to commit!). I tried different methods, described in […]

Git is using Vim for Commit messages

I have just started using git and when I git commit it uses the VIM text editor to change write the commit message. Is this normal? In the tutorials and examples I have read, nowhere has VIM been used. Is it because I’m using windows 7 64 bit edition?

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