I’m trying to use git to deploy my local code in my remote server. So here is what I’ve done in my local folder mywebsite/ : git init git add . git commit -m “Initial commit” Then, on my web server : mkdir ~/public_html/myrepo.git cd myrepo.git git init –bare Then, on my local folder mywebsite/ […]
Let’s say branch B is a topic branch off of branch A, and you want those changes in branch C. What does it mean when you cherry-pick the merge commit of branch A and branch B to branch C? For example, if you use the -m flag to specify the old HEAD of branch A […]
I just ported over a repo from GitHub to BitBucket. Although it does many of necessities, I’m finding it surprisingly difficult to find documentation for creating a git commit hook. Originally I had a ruby app on a CentOS server that was triggered by a GitHub hook. Does anyone know how to achieve the same […]
I’m using Github Pages to host & serve a static website. The static website has the typical directory structure for an app: |_ source |_ build |_index.html .gitignore config.rb Gemfile … README.MD index.html is underbuild/, so I want to make that the default www path. So when users hit username.github.io it renders the content within […]
Most examples of creating remote branches involve pushing from a local branch Is there a way of creating an empty remote branch without pushing? Is it also possible to create a local empty branch,check it out then link it to the new also empty remote branch without pushing?
In a git repository, is there any difference/benefit using git grep over good old grep? An example would be?
I have several sites that use Drupal, I have several servers, live, dev1, dev2… Drupal’s codebase repo is big (112Mb), so I’m keen to make the most of git‘s hard-linking abilities so that each time I add a site it’s not duplicating this. So on, say, the live server I have a bare master repo, […]
I have a remote repository with HTTPS access. git status lists only one entry: master git remote -v lists two entries to the same address: one for fetch, one for push But when I do git remote show origin, or other operations, like fetch, I get : error: while accessing https:… fatal: HTTP request failed […]
I’ve recently moved from Eclipse to IntelliJ. A challenge as I’m a keyboard shortcut junkie, but that isn’t what I’m here about. I miss having the git branch name shown in the package/project view. Does anyone know of a way to configure IntelliJ to display what git branch the project is in, so I don’t […]
I created a patch from three commits using git format-patch <revision_three_commits_ago> This creates three patch files that I mailed from my notebook and read the mail on my desktop computer (both are Windows boxes). When I do now git am –3way –ignore-space-change *.patch the patches apply, but I don’t get the same SHA1 IDs for […]