Tag: windows

Git SSH client for windows and wrong path for .ssh/config file

I installed Git-1.7.9-preview20120201.exe, and when I try to access my repository via SSH it failed. I investigated and found that if I run SSH -T git@myrepo.com, SSH doesn’t load ~/.ssh/config where a custom port is defined. When I try SSH -F c:\users\tomas\.ssh\config git@myrepo.com everything is OK. I used Process Monitor and found that SSH is […]

Why does git diff on Windows warn that the “terminal is not fully functional”?

I’m using msysgit 1.7.7.1 on Windows. I get an error when using git diff. What is causing this? Is there no diff tool included in msysgit? What should I do? WARNING: terminal is not fully functional

How do you merge in GIT on Windows?

I tried to use GIT however for me the biggest problem with it is that there is no tool for merge’ing. At least the msysgit does not give me anything. How can I merge in GIT? Are there any great tools for it or do I have to use WinMerge or application like that? I […]

How to git clone a repo in windows from other pc within the LAN?

I have this git repo “c:/xampp/htdocs/**” in my main PC and its IP address is 192.168.0.6. Now I want to git clone this repo from ubuntu-server which running on a Vmware Player in my main PC. I did git clone \\192.168.0.6\c:\xampp\htdocs\**** and git clone //192.168.0.6/c:/xampp/htdocs/**** from ubuntu-server and neither worked. fatal: could not create work […]

'chcp' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. on a Windows PC

I am receiving the error message below in the command prompt when using the git init command. I’m using a Windows PC running Windows 7. C:\rails_projects\first_app>git init ‘chcp’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. Reinitialized existing Git repository in C:/rails_projects/first_app/.git/ ‘chcp’ is not recognized as an internal […]

Git rename from index.lock to index failed

Using the GitHub Windows client I did a sync to pull remote changes to my local machine, but before finishing the sync, I ran out of disk space and the sync failed. Now I seem to have a bunch of local changes that are actually changes that were being pulled from origin. I tried to […]

msysGit vs Git for Windows

I am having trouble determining the difference between msysGit and Git for Windows. How are they different? Why would I choose one over the other?

Concurrency in a GIT repo on a network shared folder

I want to have a bare git repository stored on a (windows) network share. I use linux, and have the said network share mounted with CIFS. My coleague uses windows xp, and has the network share automounted (from ActiveDirectory, somehow) as a network drive. I wonder if I can use the repo from both computers, […]

git – Server host key not cached

I try to push changes from my local repo to a remote repo. When I type: git push origin I get the following error: The server’s host key is not cached in the registry. You have no guarantee that the server is the computer you think it is. The server’s rsa2 key fingerprint is: ssh-rsa […]

Git serve: I would like it that simple

I want to know how to simply publish over http = much like Mercurial’s hg serve! On the Windows/work box do this: git serve and then on the Linux box SIMPLY go: git clone http://project project finished.

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