what is dereference in the context of git show-ref -d

Here is the man page for git show-ref -d . They also have an example at the bottom. Still I am not able to understand what dereference does?

Using credentials from jenkins store in a jenkinsfile

I made a multibranch pipeline project in jenkins. I need to use two repositories and both need credentials. I created a Jenkinsfile in repository1: node (‘label1’){ stage ‘sanity check’ sh ‘echo sanity check’ stage ‘checkout other repository’ checkout([ $class: ‘GitSCM’, branches: [[name: ‘*/master’]], userRemoteConfigs: [[url: ‘https://BRNTZN@bitbucket.org/BRNTZN/repository2.git’],[credentialsId:’23b2eed1-2863-49d5-bc7b-bcccb9ad914d’]] ]) stage ‘log results’ sh ‘echo result = OK’ […]

How to PR and merge again after reverting PR using Github Revert Button

Basically I used Github revert button to revert a previous PR for a feature branch into master, then I decided to merge the same feature branch that I reverted earlier, but I was not able to do so. Steps as follow: PR to merge feature branch to master Revert PR merge from (master) Tried to […]

Import another commit to my repo

Sorry for newbie question but is there a way to import someone else commit (to his own repo) to my repo? it’s gonna be a hard thing to change 900+ files manually

IntelliJ annotate vs git blame

I am using IntelliJ’s annotate feature to see in the editor who last changed a line in a file. Now I am using JGit to read the same annotations and they differ. For me it seems that Intellij checks that a line has not been changed between commits and still uses the old commit message. […]

Why my git is not updating from 1.7.1 to 1.9.4

I am on REDHAT 6. I want to update my git, I tried multiple ways. 1st Method $yum update git. I got : No Packages marked for Update. 2nd Method $ wget http://git-core.googlecode.com/files/git-1.8.3.4.tar.gz $ wget -O git-manpages-1.8.3.4.tar.gz http://code.google.com/p/git-core/downloads/detail?name=git-manpages-1.8.3.4.tar.gz&can=2&q= Next, install all required libraries before building GIT: $ sudo yum install zlib-devel perl-CPAN gettext Now let’s […]

How to delete files from git bare remote repository?

I have a remote bare git repository. A new developer cloned it, but he didn’t have a properly configured .gitignore file, so he mistakenly pushed some unwanted files into the remote. When I pulled the changes and merged, I got these previously untracked files. Others have also pulled the changes from the remote and have […]

Xcode says “Uncommitted Changes” Whenever I try to git pull or push

I am using git in my projects, whenever I try to pull from Xcode I get “Uncommitted Changes” and it prevents me from pulling/pushing. I try to commit and find one file with extension *.xcuserstate, this file is modified whenever I open/scroll into any project file in Xcode. That leaves me no option but to […]

Git or Mercurial usage in Java projects

Just wondering if any of you are using Git or Mercurial for your Java projects, or is Subversion still the most popular choice? I’ve been looking at github.com and bitbucket.org lately, but because the repositories might be private, I can’t get a good indication of actual usage.

Just installed SASS, but can't get it's version

So I installed SASS from the terminal, just gem install sass And I see it says Successfully installed sass-3.2.9. However when I then do sass –version or sass –vI get this error: -bash: sass: command not found ? The only thing I can think of is when I was doing the Git tutorials on Tuts+ […]

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