I have been committing to wrong Git branch. How to cleanup?

I am using git / github and by accident I have been committing into “master” branch instead of “4.2”. I have now created a separate branch which is what “master” supposed to be, “4.1” and cherry-picked the essential commits. I now want copy “4.1” into master to avoid the commits I’ve made on Nov1, 2, […]

Gitorious post-update script to update Bugzilla bugs?

We have an internal Gitorious and Bugzilla setup. I’d like to write some sort of script that is triggered whenever someone pushes a new set of commits that greps for “bug #” in the commit messages and updates that bug number in Bugzilla with the commit message and a link back to the diff in […]

Fix history of a remote git-svn branch that is missing its branch point

I’m using git-svn to interact with a remote svn repsitory that follows the traditional layout of trunk, tags, and branches. There’s a branch in svn that git has missed the history of. I know the history to be: r0–r1–r2—r4—r6 remotes/trunk \ r3—r5– remotes/BRANCH_NAME But git seems to have missed the branch point and thinks the […]

git noob struggling to push development machine changes to remote production server

i am new to git. in the foreseeable future i will be the only developer for the project in question so i am not worried about becoming a git expert at this point. i just want to push my changes to the production server. development machine has snow leopard os. i installed git. used git […]

Netbeans push 401 error

Hi, I’m trying to use the GIT plugin, I have changed files and now I’m trying to push files to my git repo. right click -> git -> add, right click ->git -> commit, I put my username and password to repo, choose branch [master] -> [master] And I got 401 Authorization Required. Password is […]

Rewriting git history to convert master branch to development branch?

I’m looking to rewrite my git repo to use a new branching model I came across: http://nvie.com/git-model But right now all my history lives in the master branch. I’d like to rewrite it (possible using git-filter-branch?) So that all that history is in a branch called development now. Is this possible? It’s definitely beyond my […]

git repository in single system user environment

in SVN it was possible to work in several people on one working copy of a repository. SVN prompted for a username and password and commits were attributed to the user which logged in even though they accessed the server with one system user. However, in git, I cannot find a way to acomplish this […]

In git auto track remote branch upon checkout

git version 1.7.12.1 Consider a remote branch origin/joeshmoe/ticketNumber. In my environment when I locally create the branch (git checkout -b joeshmoe/ticketNumber), it will auto track to the branch on origin because the branch name matches. I was helping a coworker and in his environment git did not auto track the remote branch. I dug around […]

config git proxy through 127.0.0.1:8087

I can’t git clone https://code.google.com/my-repo, so I want set git through my local client proxy 127.0.0.1:8087. How to config? Thank you.

Developing & deploying Rails app from same machine

I have started developing a new Rails app on my server using RVM, Rails 3, & Ruby v1.9.2. I am using Git as my code repository. It’s a simple app and I don’t want to use an extra server. I just want to deploy my app directly from the same server I am developing on. […]

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