How can I know from which git remote branch my local branch was checked out?
I used this command to check out a local branch 'mylocal' from remote branch 'origin/mater'.
git checkout -b mylocal origin/master
But, after awhile I forgot from which remote branch I created my local branch 'mylocal'.
Is there any git command that I can use to show the corresponding remote branch for my local branch?
There is somthing I don't get yet with git. It is branch. So let say that I have a local repository A which I clone from a remote one B. So now A have the master branch checked out. So when I push fro
I was working on a local branch and I needed to pull down one of the branches from origin so I issued the following command: git pull origin design When I did that, that branch ended up being merged i
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I was holding an introductory presentation on GIT when someone from the audience asked me how to lock a remote branch, preventing a push from someone else. I understand why a person that has been usin
I want to put my local git project in production server (Linux multi hosting account of go-daddy). Is it possible to add my production server as my remote branch ?
I read 'http://gitready.com/intermediate/2009/02/13/list-remote-branches.html' . I am using git 18.104.22.168. My question is how can I check out a local branch which track a remote branch 'origin/2-2-stabl
I am writing some jazzy code which needs to determine the current branch name programatically. I don't want to take a dependency on any git executables, I just want to look in the .git directory. Can
I have a scenario in which there a several remote tracking branches within my local repository that I must sync up to. Our workflow model is: make a branch locally, based off of the desired remote tr
git checkout master git archive stage | tar -czf archive.tar.gz htdocs # archives master because it's checked out. How can I archives the stage branch, regardless of the current I'm on?
I've been working on a project and things got sloppy. I've reset to a stable commit, but when I try to push I'm told the current branch is behind its remote counterpart (obviously). The only option
I am redesigning the directory structure for the project, so I moved lots of files from one folder to another one in my local branch. In the remote branch guys have been done some refactoring, and som
When I am not on the master branch, git sometimes complains You asked me to pull without telling me which branch you want to merge with, and 'branch.basics.merge' in your configuration file does not
With git-svn If I have cloned svn repository with all trunk, branches and tags, how do I create a new svn branch out of a svn branch? I know I can create a new branch from trunk (master) with git svn
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When I use git log --graph (or my alias for it) how can I tell which commit (*) belongs to which branch? Here's my gitconfig tree = log --graph --abbrev-commit --decorate --date=relative --format=form
I'm in a strange situation: I have copied a directory (local repository) from a former developer on to my machine. There have been several commits to the remote master that are NOT in his local reposi
One creates a new git branch: git checkout -b test and pushed it to origin: git push origin -u test and listing all the branches now I get: master * test remotes/origin/HEAD -> origin/master remo
I have created a git branch for testing my demo code. I wanna delete it & but I am failed!!! $git branch -d <branch_name> What's the way to delete a local branch in git?
It seems that we could use git branch -r or git branch -a to see remote branches. However, when I git clone my repo on GitHub, and then added a branch on GitHub, and tried the commands above, I can'
I've got two repositories binded to my working directory. git remote show origin * remote origin Fetch URL: ssh://project.git/ Push URL: ssh://project.git/ HEAD branch: master Remote branch: master tr
Basically I'm after this but for PowerShell instead of bash. I use git on windows through PowerShell. If possible, I'd like my current branch name to displayed as part of the command prompt.
I want to delete a branch both locally and on my remote project fork on GitHub. Successfully Deleted Local Branch $ git branch -D bugfix Deleted branch bugfix (was 2a14ef7). Attempts to Delete Remote
I've edited some files in Branch1 and found out I would like to check the pending changes in to a new branch, Branch2. Is this possible? I know I can create the branch as normally and then copy all th
My working copy is on master branch, how to update from remote server? Say I working locally on my own custom branch, but I want to update the master with the remote branch, how would I do that?
I'm usually tracking many remote branches. After I do a git fetch to get all the latest updates from all tracking branches. Is there a single command to see which remote branch I just fetched is ahea
I want git to forget everything that I have edited in local branch, and want to pull the update from remote branch. I did not know how to do that and I am getting merge conflicts on few files. What
I'm trying to write a git deployment script, but the script has to update several servers and they aren't all on the same Git branch. Ideally the script should need just one command, to the effect of
Let's say I have an Eclipse Project which uses versioning control with EGit and is connected with a remote repository firstname.lastname@example.org:git2013. In my project, under the local branch newstuff, I create a
after checkout to the desired branch: git checkout feature/myBranch I want to pull the project contained in this branch to my local repository, how can i do that please.
I am setting my local branch to track remote branch like this: $ git branch --set-upstream foo upstream/foo But when I do git status, I get: $ git status # On branch foo # Your branch and 'upstream/f
I usually update my local branch like this: $ git fetch $ git status # On branch develop # Your branch is behind 'origin/develop' by 1 commit, and can be fast-forwarded. # nothing to commit (working d
I have a local git repository which tracks a remote SVN repository via git svn. I have made and committed some changes in the local git repository, but now I'd like to create a branch that reflects SV
I have bit of a difficulty in deleting a local ref branch(refs/notes/origin/commits). I was able to delete the branch(refs/notes/origin/commits) in the remote repository using the command git push ori
I have a deploy branch which differs from my master in that it contains various server-only asset files that I don't want polluting my master in development but I would like pushed to master on my ser
I have a directory on my PC I'd like to add to a particular branch in a remote git repo on my server. I have git, the branch was created fresh off the master from the server, but I've got an entire pr
Here is my git repo's current state (as visualised in GitX). The '34e...' and 'c3d...' commits (the 'Implemented a global...' commented ones) are IDENTICAL. I confirmed this with git diff, and they e
I am new to git. I have an issue where I get this message when I checked out a local branch: Your branch and 'origin/master' have diverged, and have 5 and 4 different commits each, respectively. (use
I have a remote bare repository 'hub', I work only in the 'master' branch. The last sentence of this error message makes me wonder: . How do I find out which is my default configured remote for your c
I am forking from github.com/mantisbt/mantisbt which results in github.com/MYACCOUNT/mantisbt from where I clone it and checkout the branch (I am interested in) to my local machine. My issue is th
Scenario: I make a new branch hack on it commit it push it hack on it some more commit again try to push again Git responds: Updates were rejected because the tip of your current branch is behind
My remote repo's master branch looks like this (each one is a commit): A - B - C - D - E - F - G I would like to get a code review that diffs C and G (C's changes from B should not be displayed). How
I'm a bit new to Android Studio and I am trying to set up a project I recently checked out from Git. However, I don't want to check out everything, I just want to check out the branch because that bra
There is a remote branch called my-remote that I had previously pushed to with no problem. As of today, I can't push and I get different errors. First error I got was: hint: Updates were rejected b
I am using git (1.7 version) as my repository . One of my colleague as created a new branch named niuver_98 commited his changes and pushed this branch to github (remote). I could able to checkout thi
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I'm trying to use git submodules for aggregating 10+ repositories into one structure for easy development. It is supposed to clone the module and checkout a branch. Instead, the module is checked out
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I did: git co upstream/master # To no branch. <then did a trivial edit on some file...> git commit -a -m Trivial edit git push origin NewBranch But got this: $ git push origin ignore-netbeans
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