git commit - format?
What is the recommended format to be used in git's commit messages (COMMIT_EDITMSG), if there is any?
I basically have 3 questions: Which is better to use and why? git format-patch or git bundle? What all metadata is used by GIT to calculate SHA-1 key for commit and blobs/trees? When I apply a patch
I don’t understand git commit at all. It’s been a week since I’ve been using git and all these git with –a, -m, new files, untracked etc is making me totally confused. Tortoisegit is saving me for th
I'm trying to output the full commit message in the console, and I am able to but I have to keep resizing the console window(cygwin) in order to reveal more. The command im using is git log --pretty=
In git, for a given commit X, X^ means the commit prior to X. Is there an hg equivalent?
This question already has an answer here: Edit an incorrect commit message in Git 23 answers I a have a small problem with Git commit. So I am working on some project and using Git. I did a Git
I've written a Git post-commit hook and it works correctly. However, I want to add this hook to apply to all current (and future) git repositories I am working on. I tried adding the hook to my ~/.git
short: Is there any way to view who has pushed a commit to a git repository? long: git log shows me who created the commits, when and what are the commit comments. So I can know an original author of
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
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
git commit opens the text editor and displays some information about the changes to be committed: # Please enter the commit message for your changes. Lines starting # with '#' will be ignored, and an
I'm using git to commit to an svn server, which has a post commit hook. This post commit hook is supposed to return some text to the client. The hook works fine when I use pure svn, but git svn does n
I have made several commits on different files, but so far I would like to push to my remote repository only a specific commit. Is that possible?
Possible Duplicate: Get Information about a SHA-1 commit object? I needed to check when a specific change was added to a file I'm working on, so I used the git blame command. From that I obtained th
git add --all or git add -A followed by git commit -m commit message seem to produce a different result from git commit -am commit message when I thought they would produce the same final result.
I was searching a certain commit id in a specific branch, although the commit isn't in that specific branch I've got a result, while in git log there are no results. git log commit_id # finds commit
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
I'm pretty new to this Git thing. I tried to commit my work, using commit amend inside GitX (cause I wanted to make only 1 final commit). I pulled the latest source, resolved conflicts, then staged an
I have made two commits in my git repository and push them to my git server the two commits are In first commit file A is committed In second commit file B is committed now on the other developmen
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
If I am on branch b-one and I run git commit -m init commit and then git checkout -b b-two, does the commit carry to the new branch? More generally, are commits branch specific? Or when you commit,
Does anyone have a git commit hook I can use that will ensure a JIRA issue number appears in the checkin message? I've got no experience driving JIRA from a git commit hook so any help would be apprec
I am working on having my post-commit hook change a file to have the commit number, so that my application can use that in error handling. I was able to build the perl script to change the file, but I
I am a beginner with GIT and have my repository on BitBucket. A few days ago I started to commit my code to the repository. I am not sure of the command I used in the terminal but it wasn't showing an
This question already has an answer here: Start a git commit message with a hashmark (#) 4 answers I have set mcedit as my editor for git commit messages. By default it ignores any lines starti
Is there a way to make :Gcommit from Fugitive Vim plugin verbose by default (git commit --verbose)? I've tried the following without luck: command! -nargs=* Gcommit Gcommit --verbose <args> Also
My company is in the middle of converting from CVS over to git. We've been on CVS for a long time, so there is a huge history. Too much to do by hand. Looking at the logs, there is a lot of squashing
How do I discard all git commits that haven't been pushed and then force git to not commit anything in the data/ directory? I'm trying to force overwrite all changes to a project stored on github from
(Note, I'm not looking for the answer git rebase -i) In mercurial, I can reopen a commit by importing it into my patch queue: hg qimport tip The commit is open in the sense that it's just like be
I am having a problem in git repository on selected files commit. As in SCM or SVN if I have modified 4 files.But want to commit only two then I can easily commit the selected files only. But in git w
Given multiple unpushed git commits, is it possible to git-svn dcommit only one of those commits? e.g. I have commit foo, bar, and baz, but right now I only want to have bar end up in the svn repo. Is
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 am using git from the command line, and trying to add a line break to the commit message (using git commit -m ) without going into vim. Is this possible?
How to run git commit -m '...' command from another directory? I edit my file: vim /home/.../myFile I add it using: git add /home/.../myFile But now, how can I commit the changes? git commit -m '...
Is there a way git prompts me a You are attempting to make a commit in the production branch. Are you sure (y/N)? message before every commit. As it is obvious from the message, I want it only on a
I'm trying to push a commit to my repository with a command-line commit message: git commit -m some commit message but I keep getting the following error: error: pathspec 'commit' did not match any
I lost my last commit because I accidentally ran git reset --hard HEAD^. Note: I didn't want to put the ^ at the end. Is there any way to get it back? It was 2 days of work :(
We occasionally have two tags on the same commit. When we use git describe for that commit, git describe always returns the first tag. My reading of the git-describe man page seems to indicate that th
I have created a new commit, but forgot to pull before that using git stashand than git pull. Now if I will do the git pull . I'll get one more commit as merge origin/branch to my branch (already some
I am following the easy git guide at nettuts easy git guide I initialised an empty git instance in my ~/ directory and then added my .vimrc and my .vim/ files. git add .vimrc git add .vim However whe
Sometimes, it makes sense to forbid git commit when there are untracked files, because you should add them either to files to commit or gitignore. And an option like -f to force this commit is also ne
Example: After the following sequence of commands: echo abc > def > ghi > a git add a git commit -m Add a git rm a git commit -m Remove a git show HEAD^:a > b git add b git commit -m
I am trying to use git commit -ac <commit_id> to perform a new commit. However I see that the date and time is used for the new commit is that of the previous commit_id that I pass. Is there a w
When I put off into git commit then I end up with this answer: ***Please tell me who you are. Run: git config --global user.email email@example.com git config --global user.name Your name Omit --glo
Inside my working directory I deleted an image. The problem is, I'm not able to stage it for commit (add or remove). $ git status Changes to be committed: (use git reset HEAD <file>... to uns
When I do git diff COMMIT I see the changes between that commit and HEAD (afaik) but I would like to see the changes that were made by that single commit. I haven't found any obvious options on diff/l
is there a way to have a pre-commit hook which auto-formats the code (for example with astyle) but does not destroy a partial commit? Workflow: # edit a file.txt git add -p file.txt # add one chunk, b
I have created a git tag, but then I made some other commits and one of those needs to be in the tag, the others do not. For example: git commit 123 git commit 456 git commit 789 git commit 1011 git c
If I look at the commit graph with gitk --all, it's quite complicated (I did a lot of branching and merging just for the fun of it on a little one person few yours project). Now I was wondering, if th
Okay, about 700 commits ago (>30 days) I accidently saved ThirdParty/mapper/Songbird_1.2.0-1146_windows-i686-msvc8.exe (iTunes type of download) in my local Git repository without noticing, which w
I've been following the basics of git but something confuses me. I created a repository on github.com. Then i opened my console and used the following commands: cd into/my/dir git add . git commit -m