How to disallow git commit -a option
we are a group of developers working on the same set of files. I want to make sure that no one does a git commit -a -m or git commit -am
The developers including me have this bad habbit of
git commit -am/ -a -m and we have a lot of conf files specific to the machine that get committed everytime. I could ask us all to use --assume-unchanged but I want to make the developers not be able to use -a flag at all
Can I hack somehow to achieve this.?
Today I was working on one of my projects and I realized some weirdness with git. Git would allow you commit your work to a ghost branch. I use the term ghost branch because the changes exist somewher
In light of a recent question on SO and a similar scenario at work, I am wondering why isn't there an option in git clone such that the HEAD pointer of the newly created branch will point to a specifi
In Git when I have commits eg. A - B - C and I want to edit the B commit, I use git rebase -i <A-commit-hash>, in the list I write edit command in front of B commit, git rebase stops right afte
I was just commiting some changes I've done to a project on a branch and I discovered that git assigned the wrong parent to my commit. As you can see: tig shows me that the highlighted commit(the on
I have a Git repository whose oldest commit is version 6.8.2 (it is tagged v6.8.2). I have version 6.8.1 of the package that I would like to commit to the repository as the parent commit of the olde
How can I commit the full project again? (I want upload all of my file upload again to heroku)
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I have a git commit history like this: U / A---B---C---D---E master Nothing points to the commit U, but I know its hash. How can I completely remove this commit from my repository as if it never exi
I have a git repository, I can see all the commits in a particular branch using git log branch-name. But I want to print the commit message, author and date of all commits with respect to a particular
I am working on a upgrade for a project. I forgot to create a new branch before making the change. I had commited several times: Original -> commit -> commit -> commit -> now Now there is
Can I recover the following commit after a hard reset? Steps: 1) $ (master) // ....made a bunch of changes to files thinking I was working on a branch 2) $ git checkout -b 001-branch // copy changes t
I am a bit new to git but I read the Git book from their site. So I started to use one with GitLab installed on my server. I was working on SVN before so the first commit was an export of SVN. My frie
I always use git commit --verbose. Is there an equivalent option/setting that will make git show me the diff when I'm rewording a commit message during git rebase --interactive?
I want to display the git commit id (i.e. SHA) of the head of master on my website as an identifier. How can I pull this information from git?
How i should use rebase for this case: I have 3 features in branches: feature/f1 feature/f2 feature/f3 and I have master branch: master I merge this 3 features into master branch. My commit history lo
I'm currently in the midst of a git rebase --interactive session, where I'm editing a commit. I'm proceeding as suggested by Git: How to split up a commit buried in history i.e. I ran git reset HEAD^
I sent a commit (named A commit) to review (Gerrit) using git review command. Now, I make a new commit (named B commit) and I want to send it to review as well, but I don't want to re-send the A
I was configuring git and during this phase created a few test commits (I was commiting a change of 1 character with pointless commit message). After these I was using git and created a lot of normal
Could someone recommend a free git hosting service providing post commit mail notifications which include diff contents?
I can't do a lot of things with git and I want to remove a commit from my repo, because I uploaded wrong stuff. I used git revert <the_commit> but since the commit is root and I can't remove it.
This question already has an answer here: Change the author of a commit in Git 24 answers I've made a terrible mistake. Looking back on my git commits, it seems that somehow I've managed to get
I installed 126.96.36.199 on Windows 7 and didn't see an option to choose the Git's ssh or Plink for the secure client. How do I set this? Does the environment variable GIT_SSH still work?
I was browsing http://arago-project.org/git/projects/linux-omap3.git repo and came across a strange date-thing, which basically says that parent commit is a year younger than its child. How is this p
Every time I do a merge I need for a merge commit to be generated and I would like it to have more than just the summary of all the commits. My question is how can I format git-fmt-merge-msg or what d
I'm trying to do a fancy stuff here with Git hooks, but I don't really know how to do it (or if it's possible). What I need to do is: in every commit I want to take its hash and then update a file in
For instance, something like this: $ git describe --all v0-5-g654178b v0-4-gf7127a0 v0-3-gbb3ab93 v0-2-gf193081 v0-1-g892d3ad v0 Or this: $ git log --oneline --decorate --describe v0-5-g654178b (HEAD
I would like to change the commit message one of my previous commits. I guess I can return to the commit I would like to amend with git reset <the commit id>, change the commit with git commi
I have created a commit with a commit message that I want to modify. I have not published the commit, yet, so I can rewrite history safely. I can find using git log, so I know its sha1 hash. How can I
Is it possible to modify the commented part of the default git commit message? I want to add a bit more 'context' information for my users. # Please enter the commit message for your changes. # (Comme
I'd like to parse metainformations from git repository. I'd like to fetch a single information for a commit, as in git log --pretty=format:%an HEAD^..HEAD Problem is, this is not working for the firs
Does anybody know how to retrieve a time of specific commit in GIT? I want to use it to display in my app build.
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?
I have a ton of new files to commit. Clicking each one in git gui (Windows) to stage is annoying. How can I can I commit a whole bunch of files at once?
I have for example 10 commits. I want to delete fifth commit forever. How do I delete only fifth commit.
I have asked Git to perform a commit from within git bash, It has brought up VI as it always does. I now wish to cancel the commit, how do I prevent proceeding with the commit from this point?
I'd like to get the number of commits of my git repository, a bit like SVN revision numbers. The goal is to use it as a unique, incrementing build number. I currently do like that, on Unix/Cygwin/msys
A file disappeared from Git repository, but there's no commit that removes it. I noticed it only because the project couldn't compile. I tried to bisect to the first bad commit - i.e. the first commit
is there any size limit to the GIT commit message? I searched trough the web but cannot find any relevant mention about this except this one: http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/busybox-cvs/2010-March/
I have a bad commit from a log time ago, I want to remove it completely from git history as if it never happened. I know the commit id let's say 1f020. I have tried git rebase and remove it , but ther
I need some help with a Bash script that will automatically add the Git's branch name as a hash in commit messages. Any ideas? Thanks!
I have 2 branches - master and develop While I am on the develop branch, I have commit and pushed a change (Added in a file) and it is successful. However, when I type git checkout master, followed by
I am using Git and I have committed few files using git commit -a Later, I found that a file had mistakenly been added to the commit. How can I remove a file from the last commit?
When I do a git commit -a, I am seeing the following: # Please enter the commit message for your changes. Lines starting # with '#' will be ignored, and an empty message aborts the commit. # On bran
I am trying to get a _.sql files from previous commits I tried git show <commit> > exporthere.sql but it doesn't give me original sql files but with all the characters that I don't need. I
I was rebasing code in git, I got some merge conflicts. I resolved the conflicts and did git add. At this point I forgot to do git rebase --continue. I continued coding and did a git commit for
I have a folder, which I use git init, then, I use git add . to add all the files in to git. After that, I use a git commit -m initial setup . Now, I doing something, that I did wrong, I want
I want to restrict the people whoever commits to have a specific commit message format. How do I do that?? For eg: Pair_Name|Story_Number|Commit_Message
How do I revert from my current state to a snapshot made on a certain commit? If I do git log, I get the following output: $ git log commit a867b4af366350be2e7c21b8de9cc6504678a61b` Author: Me <me
Is there a way to wrap git commit comments (when viewed via git log), so they are not cut off at the end of the line? It seems like there should be a pretty simple solution, but I haven't been able to