Git: merge remote changes
Let's say, I have a branch with my own changes and one commit. But the remote branch is a few commits ahead as well. What is the best way to merge in the remote changes locally, not to generate merge commits?
I have some code in a Git repository that needs to be synchronized with a SVN repository. My recipe looks like this: Create a SVN repository (local, for testing, will be a remote one). Create initial
We have a file that we need to be tracked in our Git repository. Most users need to be using this file as normal: committing changes to it, pushing, pulling, etc… We have one user for whom this file c
I need to receive the data about revisions, file changes and number of code lines changed without cloning the repo, the only thing I have is a repo url. The only command I found for viewing remote cha
I deleted a file using git rm test and currently this is the output of git status . Noob@Noob:/media/data/bitbucket/pythonscripts$ git status . # On branch master # Changes to be committed: # (use g
I am setting up a remote repo that needs to house both a staging version of my code and a production version of the code (each branch will be deployed to their designated servers for testing / product
Scenario: Computer A and Computer B have each cloned a git repository from Github. On Computer A, I make changes to a repository, commit, and push to Github. On Computer B, I make changes to other, u
I'd like to merge a remote git repository in my working git repository as a subdirectory of it. I'd like the resulting repository to contain the merged history of the two repositories and also that ea
I have created remote branch name REMOTE1 and made changes and updated the REMOTE1. Similarly my colleagues have worked on MASTER and made considerable amount of changes. Now I have to merge the chang
I have 2 branches in my git repository: capsule-os * remotes/m/ics capsule-os is branch with my local changes to the remotes/m/ics branch. I work with (and build) the capsule-os branch, but remotes/
I use mergetool in git and it pops up opendiff, which I like. I review the changes and choose what should go where. I hit save then look back at terminal. it asks me Was the merge successful? [y/n]
I have setup my local branch to track remote branch. when I do git pull, it said 'Already up-to-date'. But when I do git log, the latest checkin is on Dec 21, 2012'. And when I do git log remotes/bran
This question already has an answer here: How to merge my local uncommitted changes into another Git branch? 5 answers Sometimes it happens that I make some changes in my working directory and
Recently in all of our repos, we added a git attribute file to all our repos. The idea was to force use the Unix EoL chars in all files. This created huge issues first day when you checkout to a new b
Basic question but this happens to me all the time: Make changes in a working-branch Switch to master git merge working-branch git push cap deploy(to staging) make a new cup of tea then I come
I have a git repository with Android kernel v3.0.36. But now, Linux 3.0.38 is out. Android and mainline Linux are incompatible, so I just want to pull the changes from 3.0.37 and 3.0.38 (just a small
I have been using Git for last two years and it's merge has been one of the greatest merges that I have used so far but lately it is just behaving badly. Nothing has changed on my git but every time I
Here is my transcript from trying to merge my bugfix branch onto my master branch in preparation to push it upstream. There have been some upstream changes pulled into master since the bugfix branch w
In Git, if we have the following command: $ git remote add myapp firstname.lastname@example.org:xyz/myapp.git What does this command mean? And, does it differ if we replace myapp with origin? Thanks.
So I'm using git-svn to keep in sync with our main svn repo. I also have created a remote git repo to push branches for safekeeping off of my machine until the changes are ready to be merged into svn.
After cloning a Git repo from my remote server, I have committed some changes on my local copy. I'd like to push these changes back to the remote server, but I'm getting an error message that yields n
I'm trying to combine code on two branches with the 'git merge' command, but git is crashing during the process. I need to find an alternative way to merge these branches. To increase merge output to
In Git server, I have a branch For_Dev in which the developers will be committing all changes. At some point, when we decide to merge this branch with master branch(which have stable code), I want
I am using PhpStorm to work on remote project in VM. Everything is good except when I checkout branch on VM I don't see changes reflected in PhpStorm. I can download the whole project again but it tak
We need to allow developers: 1) to create topic branches and save them at remote repo. 2) Do changes. 3) Do merge to 'development' branch. 4) Remove topic branch (git push origin :TestRemoteBranch).
We ran into a strange git merge issue. We have 2 repos (simplication below). The PublicRepo is where we do most development on and every now and then we pull/merge changes into PrivateRepo. https://g
Nowadays, I see a lot of commits from Linux Torvalds and/or Gitster that look like so: Merge branch 'maint' of git://github.com/git-l10n/git-po into maint … * 'maint' of git://github.com/git-l10n/git-
As far as I see, git pull someRemote master tries to merge the remote branch into mine. Is there a way to say Completely discard my stuff, just make me another clone of the remote using git pull? I
I need to delete a directory of tracked files from my local working directory but not from the remote git server. I tried git rm --cached but it seems like it will commit those changes to the server.
I'm trying to do a merge where I have conflicts and one file has diverged massively. The eclipse git merge tool is great for small changes, but one of my files is large and has hundreds of explicitly
User forks project https://github.com/foo/project.git to https://github.com/bar/project.git and starts working on https://github.com/bar/project.git. The changes he made to the forked copy can be push
I have configured a git server, but when I'm trying to push the changes, always display: fatal: Could not read from remote repository. Please make sure you have the correct access rights and the rep
While trying to pull from a remote branch I get an error: Your local changes to the following files would be overwritten by merge: app/..../_shared.scss Git is asking to commit the file or to stash. T
I have a local git repository, but things get wrong and complicated and I simply want to overwrite all the files in my local directory with the latest version of what is on the remote repository. This
How do I resolve this issue? I am trying to commit but I get the below error. git push origin monty_svm_dev To email@example.com: ! [rejected] monty_svm_dev -> monty_svm_dev (non-fast-forward) error:
How can I tell git to ignore my local file and take the one from my remote branch without trying to merge and causing conflicts?
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 don't want to just fetch changes from the remote repo and merge them into my local copy. I want to make my local copy identical to the remote repo. How can I do this? I've messed up my repo somehow,
After fetching from remote using git fetch, we need to use something like git merge origin/master I would like to know if this command also does git commit at the same time? Is the order origin/maste
I had git cloned the MapBox-ios-sdk project. I've made a few ugly hack changes to the code that was not appropriate to contribute back. But MapBox-ios-sdk changed recently. If I want to merge their la
i'm trying to use git with remote svn repo, I'm new in git and also not sure about the workflow when using git. let's say I downloaded the trunk to my laptop, and made some changes on it, committed it
I am working on a branch called Lion, I mistakenly done this: git push origin lion:master instead of git push eng lion:master Basically the second line is for pushing the lion branch to a staging he
So I have done a merge of another repository into a subdirectory of the current repository, as: git remote add -f Bproject /path/to/B git merge -s ours --no-commit Bproject/master git read-tree --pref
I am using laravel 4 framework and in order to stay up to date I have added a remote called upstream that points to the framework repo and ran git fetch. The problem is that it pulled the whole histor
My commit-tree described below: --(+A)--(+B)-+-(-B)--(+E)--(master: AE) \ +--(+C)--(+D)--(branch: ABCD) Some changes have been reverted in master. We need to merge the changes from the branch to mast
The scenario: I make some changes in a single file locally and run git add, git commit and git push The file is pushed to the remote origin master repository I have another local repository that is d
I started using Git Extensions with no prior knowledge of Git. I created a personal repository for a project I was given that was not under source control. I made a bunch of commits, and then copied (
A co-worker and I are both working on the master branch at the moment. I have some code in my working tree that I don't want to commit (debugging statements and the like). Now if he commits changes to
Is git remote update the equivalent of git fetch?
I want to override a specific branch that im currently in, in order to override/replace everything from the remote repository server. If i do git pull on that branch i always get a merge conflict beca
I committed some changes in the branch new. I checkout out to master. When I tried to merge: $ git merge new Auto-merging js/site.js CONFLICT (content): Merge conflict in js/site.js Automatic merge fa