Why does my git history look like a christmas tree?

When doing git log –decorate –oneline –graph in one of our repositories shortly before Christmas, we found that the following structure had appeared (rotated to emphasize the tenuous festive theme): How did this pattern in the commit graph arise? This is deliberately somewhat silly, of course, but there’s a interesting point here — it’s often […]

Git error when pushing: Object from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded

This has something that’s just started happening recently, although I’m not sure what I could have done to trigger it. Whenever I run a git push I get the following error: ERROR: ld.so: object ‘/lib/liblm.so’ from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored. The push does procede after that and works correctly. I’ve updated to the latest […]

How to re-open an issue in github?

I have reported an issue to a project. Now owner changed it state to closed, but how can I change it to open again ? I read somewhere that I need rights for push and pull operation. Is that true ?

When does git refresh the list of remote branches?

Using git branch –all shows all remote and local branches. When does git refresh this list? On pull/push? And how to refresh it using git bash? Thank you all a lot!

GIT_DISCOVERY_ACROSS_FILESYSTEM problem when working with terminal and MacFusion

I’m using MacFusion with OSXFuse(similar to MacFuse) to mount my server over SSH onto my office machine. When I cd into my rails work directory on the server, i can’t see any git info in my zsh prompt. If i try a git pull origin, i get the following error message: fatal: Not a git […]

Changing “git status” output colors in Posh-Git

In Posh-Git, when I run “git status” in a repository, the colors for changes and untracked files are dark red, when I have tried to configure them to be “normal” red. I want to do this because I have a console with a dark background, so dark red is difficult to read. I searched around, […]

Proper Way To Use Git/GitHub – PHP System with Dev/Testing/Production servers

I apologize if this is obvious or easy, I have looked at a good number of git/github tutorials and read other articles, but I want to make sure what I’m doing is right. I want to incorporate VC (for obvious reasons) into my development team and process. Current development process (using Dreamweaver): * Receive a […]

Git bisect with merged commits

I have a history that looks like this: * 3830e61 Add data escaping. (Bad) * 0f5e148 Improve function for getting page template. * aaf8dc5 Merge branch ‘navigation’ |\ | * 3e667f8 Add icons. | * 43a07b1 Add menu styles. (Breaks) | * 107ca95 Add Responsive Nav. (Good) * | ea3d736 Add ‘Admin’ notice. * | […]

how to fix “WARNING: terminal is not fully functional” error in command console?

This question already has an answer here: Why does git diff on Windows warn that the “terminal is not fully functional”? 7 answers

Terminology used by Git

it seems like I have to learn to use git. Which probably is a good thing (TM). However reading online guides and man-pages, I just cannot get my head around the terminology. Everything is always defined in terms of themselves or other unexplained terms (do a “man git” and you see what I mean). So, […]

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