Git: commit before merge?
I was advised to commit all my changes before running
git pull and merge. Does it make sense ? What if I run
merge before committing my changes and commit them after the merge?
Quite frequently during rebases, Git generates a merge conflict like the following: <<<<<<< HEAD } ======= } >>>>>>> f192b7c... My commit description here Th
I need to add a file to the gitignore file. Multiple instances of the repository are present on my server. Can I do this? git git rm --cached file.php git commit -m ignore file git push origin devel
Is it possible to get commit logs/messages of a remote git repo without git clone? The git repo I am working with is huge, even if I run git clone with --depth=1 still takes sometime before I am able
I have a big merge going on with over 300 conflicting files. I want to resolve these using mergetool, but there's no way I'm going to finish it all in one sitting. How can I commit the merge and then
I am confused here... How do you do a git commit for a modified file and how do you do a git commit for new file? Also, how do you individually commit files in git?
I am trying to revert a faulty merge, but the revert changes from both commands do not look right. This is how I made the merge commit: # merge master into branch: git checkout branch git merge master
Is there any way of simulating a git merge between two branches (current working branch and the master), but without making any changes? I often have conflicts when I have to make a git merge. Is ther
As the title says, I am not really clear about the differences between a git merge --squash and a git merge --no-commit. As far as I understand the help page for git merge, both commands would leave m
so I forgot to pull my code before editing it and then when I committed the new code and tried to push, I got the error push is not possible, at that point I did a git pull which made some files wit
I have cloned a svn project repo using git-svn. When I fetch commits, how do I check that there are no commits to be merged left for all branches from the fetch I did?
Say I have two branches master -- A - - - - - - merge \ / \- develop -- B -- C Now if I want to merge it will be a fast forward, but should I do git checkout develop git merge master or git checkou
Other than parsing git log for the date string, is there a Git native way to report the date of a certain commit?
Is there a git hook I can use for merge conflicts? After a failed git merge, it would be great to be able to write a script that opens all files with conflicts in $EDITOR. Unfortunately the post-merge
Say I have, A topic / \ D---E---F master I can easily get the diff of D-E by doing git diff D..E --name-status and same for E-F, and E-A. Commit F is a merge commit, and say it had a conflict. It w
A GIT merge introduces a new commit. This causes problems with git blame: the merged lines appear to be committed by the developer that did the merge. I can understand this being the case for confli
I have been using Git for last two years and it's merge has been one of the greatest merges that I have used so far but lately it is just behaving badly. Nothing has changed on my git but every time I
I got confused with Git !! I have some files which have added and committed to master branch before. NOw, I've made some changes in some files,but before adding and committing these modifications, I j
Using git bisect I found the culprit commit - it is a merge commit (I'm on the master branch) I'm trying to isolate the buggy code but the merge included some commits from the merged branch and I don'
I have two git repos, each containing different versions of the same code base. Commits in Repo 1 (most recent last): version 1 version 2 version 3 version 4 version 5 Commits in Repo 2: version 3
If I run git status: # On branch new-media # Changes not staged for commit: # (use git add <file>... to update what will be committed) # (use git checkout -- <file>... to discard chang
what happened: change1, git commit, git push, change2, git commit what should have happened: change1, git commit, git push, change2, git commit --amend It's not important that I retain change2, but it
Overview: $ git pull ... time passes ... $ git checkout topic # remote topic $ git checkout master $ git merge topic $ git push non-fast-forward updates were rejected $ git pull merge by rebase $ git
I am simply trying to do a git pull which I have done hundreds of times. For some reason, this time it is showing me this in the console # Please enter a commit message to explain why this merge is ne
Let's say I have the following commits in my master: master : ---A----B----C----D---E Now I need to create new branch from commit A and include only changes in commit C master : ---A----B----C----D--
On branch A I had two 'stories', one which I wanted committed to master, one I did not. As these changes were not on feature branches, I needed to separate the two somehow. I used git merge --no-comm
I'm using a git submodule (let's call it SubmoduleRepo) so that I can include my module in couple of projects. I can commit to SubmoduleRepo from any project that uses it. I can update, commit and pu
I accidentally created commits by unknown in my repository, and decided to try running a command from here: git filter-branch --commit-filter ' if [ $GIT_COMMITTER_NAME = unknown ]; then GIT_COM
I am working on a hook script to get the commit message of the file that is currently being committed and to change the commit message and then commit, if it does not satisfy a pattern. My question is
What are git commit generation numbers (hacker news link) and what are their significance?
I've been using git for a few years, and every once in a while when doing a merge, git reports some bizarre conflicts. Here's an example of an .htaccess file, from when I merged in the new 7.24 releas
I have a number of branches, which are periodically merged, i.e. we can have A, which is merged into B, then B into C, then A into D and D into C, etc. Suppose I have a commit X, which I know was orig
I did a git commit but I included files I should not have. Let's say commit 321232323232 That was the top commit. I did git reset --soft HEAD~1 and I can see my files as they were before I did the wro
I am working on a script in which I am gradually merging the Linux kernel into a branch that took off from an older version and has slightly modified it. As a result, I have many git merge <sha>
When handling pull requests on GitHub, often I want to merge in commits from a branch with no changes. However, I would like to commit something just after the merge. I don't want to git commit --amen
I am backtracking through my history to find what exactly broke iOS5.1 for my app. I've traced it to a single commit, however the commit has many files. I would like to git checkout [commit before iOS
I have a simple question about tagging different versions of my project with git. If I just completed my 1.1 branch and plan to merge it into master, should I tag this branch as 1.1 before I merge it,
I have the hash for a git commit I made a few weeks ago. I tried checking it out but it says that the hash did not match any file(s) known to git. I also looked for it in git reflog, but don't see i
My current branch is branch-X. I cherry-pick a commit Y from branch-Z and later plan to merge branch-Y into branch-X. Will commit Y be applied again during the merge? Matthias
Just when I thought I'd got the hang of the git checkout -b newbranch - commit/commit/commit - git checkout master - git merge newbranch - git rebase -i master - git push workflow in git, something bl
I just commited my working tree, added to index first, with $git commit -m 'test' I saved the stdout-put from this to a file and I see at the top of it that it says # On branch master # Changed but
I am curious about how to remove the first commit in git. What is the revision before committing any thing? Does this revision has a name or tag?
$ git cherry-pick 5de83068 error: Your local changes to the following files would be overwritten by merge: Components/ApplicationEnums/Application.cs Please, commit your changes or stash them before y
This is my current git-svn workflow: git checkout -b feature master # hack commit hack commit git checkout master git svn rebase git merge feature git svn dcommit This usually works fine, git replays
In the git window of IntelliJ IDEA, I can see the diffs of a regular commit. But, if the commit is merge commit, nothing happens when I press cmd+D (show diff). How do I see the diff of a merge commit
right now i have several projects tracked with git. Now, i want to make one big project, with several subfolders for each of the previous projects and preserve their history along with the history of
My commit is already push to Github, let say A > B > C > D > E -- HEAD I want to revert back to B , so I use git reset --hard <B:Hash> Now, it will look like A > B -- HEAD So, if
This question already has an answer here: Change the author of a commit in Git 23 answers I am working on a project with git version control. It has many contributors. In the first few days of
I made a merge of a long lived branch and it took me time to complete the merge because of the conflicts resolution. I found out that I cannot publish my work with git-svn: git svn rebase will rebase
Is there any difference between git merge c1 c2 and git merge c2 c1 ? Also, is there any difference between git checkout c1 git merge c2 and git checkout c2 git merge c1 ?
I committed some test code before merging in a remote branch. This merge had a lot of conflicts and took some serious time to put right. So my history looks something like this: 7ab562c Merge from rem