Tag: windows

Git with SSH on Windows

I’ve went through the excellent guide provided by Tim Davis which is about configuring Git to work with SSH under Windows in order to produce a Git Server in order to have a main place for my DVCS. I am in the process of creating a clone for my project. I’ve went through all the […]

Out of a git console: how do I execute a batch file and then return to git console?

I have a small utility script called clear.bat that does some housekeeping work on my sources. It is a .bat file so that I could easily double-click it in Windows Explorer. Sometimes, I find it more handy to execute it from my Git bash (msysgit, if this matters). To do this, I type cmd clear.bat […]

How to set Araxis as diff / merge tool for MSYS git?

I’m trying to use Araxis Merge as my diff / merge tool for MSYSGit. I found a few resources on the net: On the Araxis site, they mention an “easy” way, but it implies a executables (araxisgitdiff.exe and araxisgitmerge.exe) that are not part of my distro. I also found some info in gitguru, but the […]

Git fatal: remote end hung up

So I thought I had finally got everything setup on Windows … then ran into this issue. Current setup URL: ssh://user@host:port/myapp.git Already run Putty – and can connect using valid .ppk keys through the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys direct. In Git and TortoiseGIT – I set both to use “plink.exe”. Putty works fine – no issues – but […]

How to make git ignore changes in case?

I’m not too sure what is going on here, but sometimes a particular file in my repository will change the case of it’s name. e.g.,: before: File.h after: file.h I don’t really care why this is happening, but this causes git to think it is a new file, and then I have to go and […]

Git for Windows: .bashrc or equivalent config files for Git Bash shell

I’ve just installed Git for Windows and delighted to see that it installs Bash. I want to customise the shell in the same way I can under Linux (e.g. set up aliases like ll for ls -l), but I can’t seem to find .bashrc or equivalent config. What should I be editing?

Change case of a file on Windows?

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Hosting Git Repository in Windows

Is there currently a way to host a shared Git repository in Windows? I understand that you can configure the Git service in Linux with: git daemon Is there a native Windows option, short of sharing folders, to host a Git service? EDIT: I am currently using the cygwin install of git to store and […]

Python not working in the command line of git bash

Python will not run in git bash (Windows). When I type python in the command line, it takes me to a blank line without saying that it has entered python 2.7.10 like its does in Powershell. It doesn’t give me an error message, but python just doesn’t run. I have already made sure the environmental […]

'git' is not recognized as an internal or external command

When I try to use git command on my regular windows cmd or cmd with ruby, I get the following error. ‘git’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. How do I fix this problem?

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