switch a branch in a remote git repository
when i deploy production code i simply do "git push production" - i have a post-receive hook that does this:
"git checkout -f" - that will update our production code with the latest push.
In this case, i'd like our production repo to be in another branch, is there any way to do that from a hook or a command from a local machine send to the remote repo?
I'm asking this because I'd like to restrict access to the live server. Currently the way this is done is we ssh to the live server, and do "git checkout .
I have a remote branch where I pushed up changes from my local, then realize there was changes to master so i checkin to master run git pull then go back to my local branch and run git rebase master,
My situation is thus: I do work on two different machines, both of which track a repository (origin) cloned from another source (git.domain_name). One one machine, my_machine1, I've created a branch t
I have two directories on my local machine pointing to the same remote git repository. When I issue the command git branch -r in one of the directories I get a longer list of remote branches then in t
I know a git repository where their authors are committing changes in the same branch as the upstream repository and they merge with upstream sometimes. How may I know what patches are exclusive of a
Is it possible in git to switch to another branch without checking out all files? After switching branch I need to delete all files, regenerate them, commit and switch back. So checking out files is j
we are using git in Team Foundation Service, and we are trying to find a way to delete a remote branch by running the following command. git push origin --delete TheBranchName The remote server keep
I have a git repository fully tracking a remote SVN repo. Now I need to add a new branch that will be tracking a directory in a completely different SVN repo. Is that possible?
I cannot remove a remote branch called origin/featureBranch. I guess it's because the branch name starts with origin, but I am not sure: $ git branch -r | grep featureBranch origin/origin/featureBranc
The command to remove a remote branch in git is the following git push origin :/heads/[feature-name] [feature-name] being the name of the branch This does the job perfectly, true that. However by typ
I have a remote SVN repository (X) where a freelance developer is committing his work. However, in my company we work with GIT and are using git-svn to interoperate GIT and SVN. That's ok! So, I've cl
Hey guys how would I checkout a specific branch from another remote address? Thanks
I have a vanilla git installation with default configuration, version 1.7.1. So I do the following actions: git branch local_only git checkout local_only git push local_only does not exist on remote.
I'd like a command that emits the name of the tracked branch for the branch I'm on. Something like: $ git checkout --track -b topic origin/master Branch topic set up to track remote branch master from
I've created a git repository with a submodule in it. I'm able to tell the submodule itself to change its remote repository path, but I'm not sure how to tell the parent repository how to change the r
Hi I am making changes to some file in my local git repository and then want to send the changes to the remote git repository from which the local was cloned via ssh. After run git commit -a on my
i deleted a folder from my local Git repository then i committed and pushed the changes to the remote repository, the files are deleted but the folder and the sub folder are still there. How could i r
I am attempting to figure out which remote branch was most recently updated. Something like 'git show-ref' but in chronological order would be good enough. How do I go about doing this?
Is there a way to set up a git repository, so that git pull defaults to one remote and git push defaults to another? I know I can set both by changing the value of the remote variable in branch sectio
Working in a large group project this is our work flow: // create branch git checkout -b mybranch (do work) // commit to branch locally git commit -a // push to remote git push origin mybranch (repea
I've started work with a messy repository: the task is to remove all useless, merged-in branches. When I list the remote branches, I can see: remotes/origin/xx12 remotes/origin/xx13 remotes/origin/rem
I have cloned a remote Git repository to my laptop, then I wanted to add a tag so I ran git tag mytag master When I run git tag on my laptop the tag mytag is shown. I then want to push this to the re
git branch -a shows me all the branches PROVIDED I already have cloned the branch. For example if I have a remote branch that I have cloned, executing this from the base dir gives me this * master rem
I have a repository myrepo but when I try to fetch it, I cannot. This repository exists on Github as well. Fetching origin/myrepo causes an error as well. Here is the error: $ git fetch myrepo fatal:
I have a website I am working on with git as version control. However, it is becoming annoying to have to manually update the web server with changes to our code as well as the git repository every ti
In a git repository, a remote branch I am not tracking was deleted. When I type git branch -r the deleted branch still shows up (and I can check it out) What git command do I have to run to update th
I have a git repository that has a remote set up (git fetch works), but it doesn't have any remote branches: the .git/refs/remotes folder doesn't exist, and git branch -r returns nothing (empty
I had master dcommit to (and rebase from) the Subversion trunk. I created an intermediate Subversion branch tc, to merge changes from 2 different branches, using: git branch master git svn branch tc -
I have a remote Git bare repository hosted on Ubuntu Linux virtual machine with Apache on it and accessible over http in local network. When I configured my server I used this manual: http://blog.bobb
Is it possible to automatically encrypt files via 'git push' before transferring to a remote repository? And automatically decode them while 'git pull'. I.e, if I have some remote server with shared a
I actually want to remove a branch in the bare repository i am working with, but this task hits a dead end because I cannot switch away from the master repository without a 'work tree' which a bare re
I've got a git workflow question, and I don't fully understand all the terms to know what to google for. The short version: Is it possible to switch your local git directory to a branch from a remot
The question is simple: I want to see the output of git log, but for the entire repository. Currently it just shows the changesets in the branch I am on: git log --all --source --graph. For example, i
I have a git repository set up on my laptop and I have created a clone on my thumb drive (to serve as a backup). I have set up the remote repo (the thumb drive) to ignore push errors. I am able to pus
I have forgot to create local branch and was working with remote. After making some changes, i by mistake using Eclipse Git plugin commit this branch in nowhere(obliviously there wasn't local branch).
Folks, I had cloned a repo. I created a branch out of it to work on a feature by issuing the following command: git branch fix78 then I worked on that branch by git checkout fix78 I continued to make
What does the branch parameter mean when issuing git fetch <remote_repo> <branch> ?
I git clone a repository, then made some change in the local. Now I need to pull content from remote master branch, but 1) I want to keep my changes in local; 2) I don't want to push my changes to rem
we have a Git remote repository (in a way, our central repository) on the server of our site and the site is run off that repository. Just pushing to the repository does not update the site, we have
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
I want to check the real diff between remote branch and local branch. How can I do that? Issuing the below command partially works, but it shows the diff of the new changes of my local branch too. git
i am git/mac-newbie... I coding with Xcode 4 and want now a remote git repository (for other persons and me). I want the remote repository on my mac and a local copy too (like the local repository's o
I created a local branch by using git checkout -b mybranch Then I made certain changes to it and pushed to remote with git push origin mybranch However, I cannot see my local changes in the remote
I know this has been asked, I've seen so my responses on it, but nothing seems to work. Here was my workflow. Create a new branch and work on it. Sometimes I use multiple computers so I pushed it to r
I'm trying to push a new local branch product-0.2 to remote where there is already a tag with the same name (but the branch itself does not exist) git push -v --tags --set-upstream origin product-0.2:
I've got a script that basically analyzes the commit messages in a given remote repository. My current implementation clones the remote repository, then iterates through each branch, running the git
I have a branch that I'd like to move into a separate Git repository, and ideally keep that branch's history in the process. So far I've been looking at git filter-branch, but I can't make out whether
How can I completely start over in-place? How can I totally wipe out everything in a Git remote repository? I am the only client currently and before I can let it go public I have to wipe out all of
Is there any git command that allow me to clone from a git repository but only the working directory of specified branch is cloned without .git folder that has all logs and version history? There ar
After I did a clone of a repo, a new branch test has been added to the origin remote. But I still see: $ git branch -a * master remotes/origin/HEAD -> origin/master remotes/origin/master What git
I'm using Git for my personal projects with a remote repository hosted in assembla.com. I'm used to a simple svn-like workflow, but now I'm trying to do something that (I think) should be relatively s