Tag: windows

git clone works in git shell, but not windows command line

I have installed Github client tools on my windows machine. If I try to use git from the git shell it works fine. However, if I try to use it from the windows command line, it fails: c:\git\test>git clone git@github.com:myusername/myrepo.git Cloning into ‘myrepo’… Permission denied (publickey). fatal: Could not read from remote repository. Please make […]

Git Bash – Putty – Not a git repo issue – Windows

I use git bash locally working with multiple remote bare repositories (ssh with public key auth). Every day, I am having to re-install git if I want to work with my remote repositories. What happens: When I do git pull, fetch, push, or anything relating to a remote, I get a “fatal: Not a git […]

How to create an existing Git repository

I’ve got a repository. When downloading this repo, instead of cloning it, it seems that I accidentally simply downloaded the source instead. Now I’ve come to commit my changes and noticed that the folder I’m working in is, in fact, not a repository at all but just some random folder. I’ve found various ways of […]

How do you remove git version 1.9.4msysgit.2 from windows 7?

You’d think this would be as simple as heading into Programs and Features and removing it like anything else, but it isn’t. Since it wasn’t listed there, I deleted “Git” folders from both Program Files and Program Files (x86). However, after doing so and clearing my recycle bin, using “git –version” in a command prompt […]

Git clone for Windows working with Direct Access

I have a laptop that has Direct Access enabled . I am using Windows 7 . The version of git client is D:\projects\directaccess>git –version git version 1.8.0.msysgit.0 The git server I am running is gitLab 7.0 When I am inside the corporate network everything works fine . When I am outside the corporate network I […]

Git operation during TFS build: “fatal: could not read Password” (wincred used)

We have an in-house TFS 2013 update 4 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard (TFS server), with Git version 2.5.0.windows.1. Our TFS build process uses InvokeProcess activity to call Git from a batch file. These are the calls to git we make from the batch file (in two lines for debugging purposes): call git submodule […]

Git for Windows doesn't work correctly with network directories

I use Git for Windows. Here I wrote about the git config -f … problem. But I get the same problem for other commands too: $ git init –bare //hyprostr/dfs/groups/developers/src/GitCribs Rename from ‘//hyprostr/dfs/groups/developers/src/GitCribs/config.lock’ to ‘//hyprostr/dfs/groups/developers/src/GitCribs/config’ failed. Should I try again? (y/n) Pressing y or n key doesn’t help. Anybody know how to solve this problem?

Executing git-hooks on windows errors out

So, I have written a simple git-hooks for pre-push which works just fine on Linux or Mac, but doesn’t work on Windows. Script: Tries to match the commit message with a regular expression, and should return 0 if matches or else exit. Based on the articles I read, they say that the hook should just […]

How to ignore obj folder using Git under MS Windows

I have got following path that I need to exlcude to commit with Git C:\Projects\GitHub\MyProjects\TED\SourceCode\Presentation\REXI.Web\obj Everything is under C:\Projects\GitHub\ is cloned Git repository. And at the same folder I have got .gitignore C:\Projects\GitHub\.gitignore So which pattern I have to use to exclude obj folder? Thank you!

Use git (windows) with a private key

I have a git repository on a Linux server and I want to clone it on Windows. I have git for Windows installed and I prefer using it with the command line. I use SSH with a public key to connect to my Linux server and I have my keys generated and ready to use, […]

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