Tag: version control

RStudio won't detect git. Running macOS Sierra 10.12 and latest build of git

In spite of executing several methods and steps, RStudio in my machine still won’t detect git and I need to push some of my projects so they remain secure and tracked. I’ve already made a repository in my github account and cloned it in my main local git folder but I don’t see any git […]

How to revert the changes made in file which has not been put in staging area using GIT

I am new to Git. My question is simple but I looked into this SO LINK I could find the right answer. Step 1. Suppose I have a project with two files in it. A.txt and B.txt. I made some changes to file and eventually I pushed it to the repo.(all good till now) Step […]

Push full copy of my git repo to my remote

Enviroment I converted my git repo using git-lfs-migrate and I am within a BARE Repo now. Everything seems fine: Converting finished without errors, tags are still available as well as branches. Those branches have a different commit id compared to before I converted. This id seems to be fine since git show prints some infos […]

GitHub API v3: Which base_tree SHA values are accepted when writing a tree

When reading a tree using the github api: GET /repos/:user/:repo/git/trees/:sha you can either pass The SHA of a commit, in which case it seems to automatically resolve to the tree in the commit, and might save you a round trip to fetch the tree SHA from the commit. Or simply pass the tree’s SHA I […]

How delete the last git commit after pushing to remote then pulling from remote master branch to local

I pushed my changes to remote branch, then realized that I was using a wrong GitHub username, so I tried to undo the commit, but without success. I read that I could just use git reset HEAD^ had I not pushed my change to remote, but it didn’t work as the commit has been made […]

Unable to combine Version2 to Version1 in Git

I have two files which are called version1 version2 Version1 has my own changes, while version2 is based on version1 but it has other people’s changes too. I run the following command at my Git folder where Version1 is git add version2 I now have two separate files in Git. I would like combine them […]

Git: Apply old version of a file to a branch

Say file xyz.ext in the head/master is v1.25, but I want to commit v1.23 to the branch called QA… How do I do it? Based on my previous question, it’s unlikely I can use git merge because I don’t see anything about versions in the documentation I’m finding through google. Is that correct?

Problem with missing files on syncing with git-p4

I’m getting a recurring issue with git-p4. On syncing with git-p4 clone //depot/project/main the majority of files are synced up but there are a number of exceptions for which I can find no apparent common denominators. I created a separate Perforce workspace to use with git-p4 and globally set the properties git-p4.client to this workspace […]

git: merge a portion of one branch's source tree into another, regardless of individual commits

I understand how to merge branches together in git, and I love how easy it makes it. I have a branch that looks like this: project/ |–subproj1/ | |—(files) | |–subproj2/ |—(files) A colleague has a branch that’s made significant changes to both subprojects. More specifically, he’s altered them both to depend on a common […]

SVN on Windows

Sorry in advance if this not ‘SO’-ish enough— I have a tech writing friend who is looking into version control for her word and visio documents. I advised her to check out TortioseSVN or whatever M$-flavor of Git is out there for local version control. However, she is concerned about what will happen if a […]

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