How is github's pull request related to git pull?

In Pull requests let you tell others about changes you’ve pushed to a repository on GitHub. Once a pull request is sent, interested parties can review the set of changes, discuss potential modifications, and even push follow-up commits if necessary. git pull is to fetch a branch from a remote repository to a local […]

In a GitHub commits response, what is the difference between an author and committer?

[ { “url”: “”, “sha”: “6dcb09b5b57875f334f61aebed695e2e4193db5e”, “commit”: { “url”: “”, “author”: { “name”: “Monalisa Octocat”, “email”: “”, “date”: “2011-04-14T16:00:49Z” }, “committer”: { “name”: “Monalisa Octocat”, “email”: “”, “date”: “2011-04-14T16:00:49Z” }, “message”: “Fix all the bugs”, “tree”: { “url”: “”, “sha”: “6dcb09b5b57875f334f61aebed695e2e4193db5e” } }, “author”: { “login”: “octocat”, “id”: 1, “avatar_url”: “”, “gravatar_id”: “somehexcode”, “url”: “”, […]

eb awscli cant deploy from git directory

I’m getting started with the ElasticBeanstalk AWS CLI and I’ve changed some of my workflow around. Previously I deployed from a directory above my git repository (which is a clone of a private GitLab directory), and shifted things around. Before it was structured like this: — some_dir |– .ebextensions | |- some_files | |– my_git_directory […]

Xcode 4 git: 'moving' local git project to our remote server

First off, apologies as I’m new to git, ssh and Xcode. Also, I’m a rather command line phobic. We have a server running where clients connect with ssh authentication pull/push code from/to. It works beautifully from Xcode 4 for existing projects which I had setup using git command line. It’s really simple to clone projects […]

How do I allow 2 people to work on the same local copy of a git repository? Or can I?

This might be verbose, but I’m just starting out with git, so I’m still learning here. Before now, I’ve had a team of developers all working off of the same hard drive with a local copy of all of our dev files. So we have 1 hard disk and 4 developers. All of us use […]

Downloading a specific branch of App from googlesource

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Predict git commit id and commit a file which contains that commit id

How to do something like this: Create a with following content: $ cat testfile.txt This file will be committed with this id: 83b90a07620ef578450c40a6d38bacc42de7ad2d Commit testfile.txt $ git add testfile.txt $ git commit -m ‘Thank you’ Execute git log to verify predicted commit id: $ git log commit 83b90a07620ef578450c40a6d38bacc42de7ad2d Author: rohit01 <*> Date: Fri Feb 21 […]

Git ignore subfolders but not the files in a folder

I’ve been looking around and just could not find the same scenario that I have. I have: –public |–img |–logo (folder) |–post_image (folder) |–banner.jpg |–icon.ico |–image1.jpg |-……..etc I need to ignore the logo and post_image folders, but I want to keep every file that is inside img folder. How would I go about it? Right […]

How to cope with “rejected” on git push?

I have a master and a beta branch. There is a situation where push is rejected: edit2: I am on branch master. $ git push Counting objects: 9, done. Compressing objects: 100% (6/6), done. Writing objects: 100% (6/6), 669.81 KiB, done. Total 6 (delta 2), reused 0 (delta 0) To a5fc71d..64430c1 master -> master […]

Restore earlier state, keep untracked files

I need to restore all files in my local machine to earlier revision and keep the untracked files as they are. I found this Rollback file to much earlier version using Git and did first git reset <hash> My files were still the same as before so I did git checkout <hash> This didn’t help […]

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