Git merge of moved files

I forked a repo and changed the file A. Now file A in the upstream repo has moved to a sub directory. I am trying to merge the upstream repo to my fork. Git thinks that file A was deleted in its original location and a new one was created in the new sub directory […]

Is it possible to let Gerrit randomly pick a reviewer?

Is it possible to let Gerrit randomly pick a reviewer? If it isn’t possible by configure Gerrit, is it possible by doing it via Git commands / scripts?

Getting commit information from a RevCommit object in JGit

I called the jgit log command and got back some RevCommit objects. I can get back some basic information from it and I use the following code to get the list of files that changed. There are two more things that I need though: 1) how do I get the information below when the commit […]

Where does 'git fetch' place itself?

So let’s say I’m working on license.txt in my local repository, and I modify it. Before I commit, Susan modifies and commits it to the remote repository. If I do git fetch, what exactly happens to my updates? Where do the results go?

Is there a way to re-order Git stashes?

In Git one can make multiple stashes: git stash save “quick temp stash” git stash save “another quick temp stash” git stash save “This is important but I need to put it on the back burner” git stash save “This is almost certainly garbage, but just in case …” Now, I know that I can […]

How can I “back out” a feature branch merge in Git?

I am relatively new to Git and I want to know if this is correct to do and if there are other ways to remove a feature branch which is merged to master branch. Let me explain with a example: Let us assume we are working on three tickets (bugs/enhancements) and there are three feature […]

Fabric error: Fatal error: local() encountered an error (return code 2) while executing 'git commit -m 'message'

I’m trying to setup a fabfile to deploy my Django app. I can’t figure out why I’m getting this error: Fatal error: local() encountered an error (return code 2) while executing ‘git commit -m ‘changed settings for prodserver’ $ fab create_branch_deploy_to_prodserver [localhost] run: git checkout prodserver_server [localhost] run: git merge master [localhost] run: cp settings_prodserver.py […]

Visual studio 2010 git extention manage remotes unable to connect

I am pretty sure I am making a trivial mistake. I am using using Git Source Control Provider for VS 2010 and Git Extension UI. I am completely new to git concepts and I am doing everything through UI and not using command prompt. I created a repo and then a private and public key. […]

Where can I download the latest gitx app (dmg) from gitx branch

The gitx version on trunk is out of date, https://github.com/pieter/gitx/wiki/ but its time consuming to download and compile the latest code from branch. https://github.com/laullon/gitx/tree/ Has any one got a download link to a latest branch build?

Does git cherry-pick save any metadata?

Given a commit that is cherry-picked into master from a branch, and later that branch is merged back into master: How does git know that the changes coming from the previous cherry-pick should not collide with the changes from the merge? Is any sort of metadata saved with the cherry-picked commit?

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