Tag: git branch

Understanding “git remote show” command output… Which is the meaning of: “Local ref configured for 'git push'”?

I have two remotes and two local branches: local branch “master” is tracking remote branch “origin/master” local branch “mirror” is tracking remote branch “github/master” This is in my .git/config file: … [remote “origin”] url = http://my.gitlab.com/nandoquintana/repo.git fetch = +refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/origin/* [remote “github”] url = https://github.com/nandoquintana/repo.git fetch = +refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/github/* [branch “master”] remote = origin merge = refs/heads/master […]

How do I rename a local Git branch?

I don’t want to rename a remote branch, as described in Rename master branch for both local and remote Git repositories. How can I rename a local branch which hasn’t been pushed to a remote branch?

Git strategy to use with white label project

I have a project hosted on a git environment and i have to generate a white label project based on it. I’m much more experienced with Microsoft’s TFVC (Team Foundation Version Control) and i know easily how i’d do that using it, but i’m unsure on how i should proceed using git. In TFVC i […]

git going back couple of commits on a branch

I am very new to git, I checked couple of similiar questions, but, the ones I saw was slightly different, and I didn’t get a strong grasp about them, so I am posting my own question. I am sole developer on my project. I like to experiment frequently with my code, so I thought using […]

Modify previous commit without modifying working directory

D / A-B-C-E Branch D is my current working directory, however, I want to ‘clone’ C again, make some changes and commit them to create E without having to change anything I did in D. Then I can continue to develop on D. How can I accomplish this?

Deleting a branch with an invalid name in Git

I’ve been using Dropbox to keep my source folder synced between two computers. This folder contains my source-code which I version handle with Git. it seems that there was a file conflict and when I did a push, my Git client, pushed an invalid branch to the remote. The branch name is rel_1 (Mridang-PC’s conflicted […]

Git command equivalent

is git clone -b branch1 ssh://gitolite@host/project/testkit equivalent to git clone ssh://gitolite@host/project/testkit cd testkit git checkout branch1 ?

github create project from branch

I have master branch https://github.com/Fivell/PHP-DIDWW-API/ and recently created new branch for php 5.3 https://github.com/Fivell/PHP-DIDWW-API/tree/php5.3 But I think It will be better to create fork instead of branch in this case. Can anybody help with it ? How can I create fork of my own project , than merge it with fork php5.3 and than delete […]

How do I checkout to a point in time (i.e. commit) of a Git branch?

I want to roll my Git branch back to a specific commit. So I run git log and find the commit SHA hash, and run git checkout <myhash>. This usually works just fine, but this time something was fishy. As I looked at git log again, I see that the latest commit is correct, but […]

How do I create a branch using git and repo tools while working with android code

I downloaded the android code from source.android.com. Then I created a new branch from this code: repo start mybranch platform/external/webkit Then I tried to switch to the new branch using : git checkout mybranch which failed with this error message: fatal: Not a git repository (or any parent up to mount parent /media) Stopping at […]

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