How do I get the commit ID of the branch tip in git?
A git submodule is currently on a branch, and I'm not sure not if it's at the tip. How do I get the commit ID of the branch's tip so that I can pull up the submodule if necessary?
I have a branch. Half way through I noticed git was not tracking a file that it should have been and so I added it as part of a commit and continued with my work. Now, I'm doing a git bisect and all c
I have cloned a git repository and I would like to switch to a particular branch from the following list (e.g. branch1, branch2, branch3) Should I have to say git fetch origin branch2? How do I know t
This is a newbie question. I have 2 branches, branch_A and branch_B. I am in branch A and do a merge with this command: git checkout branch_A git merge --commit -m my commit branch_B If there is no
Here's an example: >git status # On branch master nothing to commit (working directory clean) >git checkout -b test-branch >vi test.c >git add test.c >git commit -m modified test.c &g
This question already has an answer here: Change the author of a commit in Git 24 answers I have committed some files with wrong author name, when I saw with git config -l, it is sawing some ot
I've been making some vast changes on the master branch of my Git repository. I'm pretty new to Git and so I'm wondering: How can I move my current master branch to a new branch and recreate my master
I have made a 'git commit' followed by a 'git push'. How can I revert that change on both local and remote repositories? $ git log commit 364705c23011b0fc6a7ca2d80c86cef4a7c4db7ac8 Author: Michael Sil
To delete a local branch in git I use git branch -d, but how do I safely remove a remote branch? I would like to delete it only when the remote branch is merged to my current branch.
Is there a way to write an alias that merges a branch back to its parent? I know I can do: git checkout - && git merge - But it only works in simple cases when my previous branch is the paren
I had resolved a bug one month before, but still seems to be there are some issues with it. But I don't even remember what changes I had done so far to fix that. I had noted the bug name that time. So
say that i've been working in master, and i've just realized that maybe my last few commits (say, 15 of them) probably belong on a branch. how do i create a branch, containing all of the commits from
I want to look at the commit by id. for instance I want to know the code that got committed for that Id something like : git log <commit_id> and this will display the commit code and message t
I just wanted to create branch using git bash so anyone can give me guidance how to do it?
I've been reading and trying to figure out how to get this to work. I want to prepend the branch name to the commit message so I can just use git commit -m message and get a commit named branch mess
I know how to do: git commit -a -m whatever but I don't want to commit everything, just push up some files to be deleted.
This surprises me and I can't think of how it can be possible. git checkout -b newbranch. commit some files other than Foo.java. git checkout master (which was the original branch I was on) gives er
Assuming the following git history: Branch1 B---C-------F---G / \ \ Master A-------D---E-------H Doing a git log master gives the log entries in following order A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H. - but I'm interested
I used git init to create a fresh repo, then made three commits. Now I want to rebase to go back and amend my first commit, but if I do git rebase -i HEAD~3 it complains! If I try the same with HEAD~2
how to use libgit2 to get a SHA value when i want to commit a new file to git The command in shell is: git add git commit git pull git push
I cloned the develop branch: git clone --branch 1.1/develop --recursive git://github.com/fuel/fuel.git but the files cloned do not show commits to the development branch like: https://github.com/fuel
I created a branch notmaster to commit as well as push some changes. When I was finished with that branch, I merged the changes back into master, pushed them out, and then deleted the local notmaster.
I made a mistake in a git svn dcommit and would like to undo the commit. (I was actually trying to push to a branch, but pushed to trunk instead.) How can I do this with git-svn?
Possible Duplicate: In git, is there a simple way of introducing an unrelated branch to a repository? I have a small project I was working on without any kind of version control software, and I ende
I cloned something from git repository, and switched branch git clone ssh://188.8.131.52:23211/dir1/dir2 dir git branch branch1 I did some modification in my local, and committed it. And somebody else
Lately every git pull I do gives me an error message like: error: refs/heads/TestBranch123 does not point to a valid object! These are old branches and I don't care, so I'd just like to delete them
This question already has an answer here: Move existing, uncommited work to a new branch in Git 1 answer Based on the git documentation, if I want to save my changes to a new branch the standar
As in the above title I want to show an old merged branch commit history in my Git repository, is it possible? and how? EDIT: The branch was deleted
I started with a piece of code which got split into two small programs each in a different branch. They share a lot of similarities but I'd like to split them into 2 repos so I can work on both at th
I messed up pretty badly on this one. I was working on a branch 'feature1-branch' and commited the changes but did not merge them with master. The git log shows something like: git log commit 0829f9f0
How do pick only one commit from a branch on a remote repository and merge it to the current branch on my local repository? I looked around on google, and I found git cherry-pick. But this seems to be
I have set up some remote tracking branches in git, but I never seem to be able to merge them into the local branch once I have updated them with 'git fetch'. For example, suppose I have remote branch
In one of the commits that I want to cherry-pick from Branch B to Branch A, there are four files that changed, but I only want one of the files in that commit to be on Branch A. How do I get that file
I do not want to rename a remote branch, as described in Rename master branch for both local and remote Git repositories. Instead, I want to use simplest way to rename local branch, which is not pushe
I have rolled back already using this command git reset --hard HEAD^ to some previous commit, all I want to do is rollforward I know this isn't the correct term to what would be my commit that I did l
When rewriting a Git repository's history, how do you remove sign-offs (as created by git commit -s or git commit --signoff)? git filter-branch's commit-filter seems to only support the variables used
I need last commit date. This means the latest update date in my program. I used command : $ git log -1 But this command will give me date from local repository. Rather than I need date from remote re
I have edits to my working tree which I would like to continue working on in a branch. Will git checkout -b new_branch wipe out my current changes to the working tree? If so, how do I create a new bra
I want to find the most recent commit that modified a source file. I can use git blame to see all the dates for commits by each line, but it’s difficult to see exactly which commit was the last one t
Rather than ask about specific git verbs (which the git documentation is based around), I'd like to ask what is the best approach for this particular task. I have a git branch with an ugly commit log,
Ok, here's the case: A couple of years ago, multiple changes was made to multiple files in our codebase, and was committed all at once. Somewhere in those changes hides a bug. Using git bisect, I was
Uh oh... I mistakenly committed a pretty complex change (including subdirectory and files renames) without really knowing what I am doing (or what Git would be doing). I now want to undo everything su
How can I combine 1st commit with 4th commit in git using 'git rebase'. From what I read here http://gitready.com/advanced/2009/02/10/squashing-commits-with-rebase.html, the 'squash' command in 'git r
I basically want to do: git checkout branchA git checkout -b branchB <commit_id> which creates the new branchB branch from <commit_id> on branchA. Question: I'm getting into details here
Suppose we start with a brand new setup. touch somefile git init . git add . git commit -m initial commit git branch dev git checkout dev After doing git status, I get nothing to commit (working di
In my git repository local branch, it is behind by 9 commits. Can you please tell me how can I advance it by 1 commit? # Your branch is behind 'my-git/remote' by 9 commits, and can be fast-forwarded.
Let's say I have 2 commits in my git log. Now I want to go back to the first commit and modify some files and add that as the third commit. When I type in git log I want 3 commits to be there on the s
My normal git-svn workflow is to do my work on a local branch, then merge to master and git svn dcommit from there to record my commits onto the svn trunk. However, in my current local branch (foo) I'
I know how to create an svn branch w/git. But, can I do that off of a past revision/commit ?
We would like to enforce a new policy for our projects that the master branch now be called the release branch to ensure it is more clear as to how the branch should be used. Naturally, we will have d
I would like to create Git hook(s) that will populate the commit id of the commit I am about to make into a file (basically variable substitution) in my source code. Is this possible with Git? Or is t