Unknown protocol error when using git-svn over HTTPS through a proxy server

I’ve been encountering some problems attempting to access a Subversion repository via HTTPS using git–svn. When I type git svn init –username=<my username> –trunk=https://<host>/<project>/trunk, I get the following error message: RA layer request failed: PROPFIND request failed on ‘/<project>/trunk’: PROPFIND of ‘/<project>/trunk’: SSL negotiation failed: SSL error: unknown protocol (https://<host>) at C:\Program Files (x86)\Git/libexec/git-core\git-svn line […]

Merging Git Branches

I have two branches, one is the master, one is ‘test.’ This name was dual-purpose, I was not only testing the branches, but testing out some changes as well. Now, I have the test branch working great. However, I am not working alone. The master branch is being worked on too. Now, I would love […]

Bug fixes in a feature branch

We’re using a A successful Git branching model by Vincent Driessen for our branching model. All’s fine but I haven’t really seen a particular issue brought up. From what I’ve understood, when a new feature is required, you branch of the development and create a new feature branch. You would work on this and when […]

How do I get the Java API sources?

While there seems to be a way to clone the whole repo, described here, I just need just the Java API files, nothing more. (Hint: traffic limit + slow connection) Now, here is the whole git repo, but where are the plain Java API files? Or are they at a complete different location? Someone an […]

RVM “ERROR: Unable to checkout branch .” single-user

I’m having trouble installing RVM on a new Debian 6 VirtualBox VM. I’ve installed all the needed packages and downloaded the install script fine using (curl -s https://rvm.beginrescueend.com/install/rvm) > rvm , but when running it as a single user bash rvm I get the following error message: ERROR: Unable to checkout branch . Installation stops […]

git fatal: multiple stage entries for merged file

Git throws an error: fatal: multiple stage entries for merged file I’ve been on the side (Getting a fatal error in git for multiple stage entries) and read the workaround: cd /patH/to/second/cloned/repo git –work-tree=/path/to/first/repo add . Now, the changes can be queried via status, but after that what i have to do now? When I […]

Is git only good for text files/source code?

This question already has an answer here: can git be used for version control on non text documents such as word doc or xls etc 1 answer

What is the best way to keep javascript libraries up-to-date in rails?

I am currently develoing a Rails application which makes heavy use of some javascript libraries, including jquery, backbone.js and d3.js. For jquery, there is the jquery-rails gem, for backbone, we have backbone-rails. But nothing like this exists for d3.js. I copied the javascript from d3.js to my repository, this feels a bit unclean to me […]

Make IntelliJ IDEA use public key authentication on Windows

I’m an Eclipse user who’s evaluating a switch to IntelliJ IDEA. I’m currently trying out IDEA 10.0.2. My operating system is Windows. When working with Git over SSH, IDEA always asks me for password. I can’t find any option in the settings to make it use public key authentication. As per this post, my key […]

Separating CodeIgniter config file Git for publishing publically

I am about to start a CodeIgniter based project and plan on using Git as our DVCS. I will be working with a few other developers, and the central (origin) server is privately hosted. But I also want to open source it and publish the code to Github later. My question is, is there a […]

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