Push commits to another branch

Is it possible to commit and push changes from one branch to another. Assume I commited changes in BRANCH1 and want to push them to BRANCH2. From BRANCH1, is it valid to do: git push origin **BRANCH2** And then reset BRANCH1?

What is the difference between author and committer in Git?

I just came across the following commit on GitHub: https://github.com/felixge/node-formidable/commit/0a0b150668daa3c6f01626d2565b898e5da12392 How does one go about having multiple authors on the same commit like that?

git diff – handling long lines?

I’m running git–diff on a file, but the change is at the end of a long line. If I use cursor keys to move right it loses colour coding and worse the lines don’t line up, making it harder to track the change. Is there a way to prevent that problem, or to simply make […]

Viewing full version tree in git

I am using the command line version of Git and gitk. I want to see the full version tree, not just the part that is reachable from the currently checked out version. Is it possible?

Automatically versioning Android project from git describe with Android Studio/Gradle

I have searched extensively, but likely due to the newness of Android Studio and Gradle, I haven’t found any description of how to do this. I want to do basically exactly what is described in this post, but with Android Studio, Gradle and Windows rather than Eclipse and Linux.

How to use Git?

I am an engineering student who spends most of his spare time watching TV rather than coding. So basically I have zero experience with any kind of version control system. My understanding is somehow they make distribution of projects easier. I was looking into Blueprint CSS Framework, liked it and downloaded from their Git project […]

Git: discover which commits ever touched a range of lines

I’m having trouble figuring out how to use git blame for getting the set of commits that ever touched a given range of lines. There are similar questions like this one but the accepted answer doesn’t bring me much further. Let’s say I have a definition that starts on line 1000 of foo.rb. It’s only […]

Your branch is ahead of 'origin/master' by 3 commits

I am getting the following when running git status Your branch is ahead of ‘origin/master’ by 3 commits. I have read on some other post the way to fix this is run git pull –rebase but what exactly is rebase, will I lose data or is this simple way to sync with master?

“did you run git update-server-info” error on a Github repository

I’m using the github Gui from their website to manage my repos, and I’m getting the following error: fatal: https://github.com/TeaCodie/TeaCodie-Website.git/info/refs not found: did you run git update-server-info on the server? How can I fix this?

Best Practice for Git Repositories with multiple projects in traditional n-tier design

I’m making the switch from a centralized SCM system to GIT. OK, I’ll admit which one, it is Visual SourceSafe. So in addition to getting over the learning curve of Git commands and workflow, the biggest issue I’m currently facing is how to migrate our current repository over to Git in regards to single or […]

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