How do i switch to an 'unstable' branch using git?
I'm testing out a package (git clone git://guacamole.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/guacamole/guacamole)
This project has two branches: 'master' and 'unstable'
How can I get the 'unstable' branch ?
Sorry for the dummy question, but 'git branch' only shows 'master'.
It happened somehow that I left the master branch and ended up on the no branch branch. How can I give this branch a meaningful name? In detail: Calling git branch shows * (no branch) master and wha
Okay, so I added the file .gitattributes with lines like this *.css text *.js text etc... I then followed the instructions at http://git-scm.com/docs/gitattributes#_checking-out_and_checking-in $ rm
I know enough of git to be dangerous. I am working on frameworks/base git of android repo. I changed to a branch p/androidopt. This branch has remote tracking branch vsg/p/androidopt. Later I made cha
Given this working flow: http://nvie.com/posts/a-successful-git-branching-model/ Let's say there are extra commits pushed on the hotfixes branch on the git server (origin), and i want to reset the hot
I have two branches for development and deployment. I made committed some changes to the deployment branch which I wanted to merge into the development branch. Now I expected the merge command to show
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
The command I want to run is git pull origin_au a_really_long_branch_name_that_i_dont_want_to_type Is there anyway I can abbreviate the branch name?
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
How do I remove commits which have no changeset using git filter-branch? I rewrote my git history using: git filter-branch --tree-filter 'rm -r -f my_folder' -f HEAD this worked out well but now I ha
I want to load a different version of the files that exist in another branch into my current branch. git help checkout says: DESCRIPTION Updates files in the working tree to match the version in the i
i checked out a remote branch like git checkout -b newBranch origin/some-remote-branch. but whenever i do a push it is pushed to a new branch newBranch . how to tell git to automatically push to the b
I'm using this awesome library called Gift to do all of my standard git things (pulling, reading commits, etc). However, I can't seem to get the remote branches. I believe the git branch -r command wi
I have a repository with an open source iOS framework. There's two branches at the moment: master and develop. master contains the current version of my framework, which is now obsolete. develop conta
Here's what I have in my deploy.rb but this always deploys a tag. If I don't specify the tag, I want to deploy master. set :branch, master set :branch do default_tag = `git tag`.split(\n).last tag
I'm using git-svn and I accidentally typed git svn rebase on my feature branch, what are the ramifications? Normally I type git svn rebase on master, then I'll type git rebase master feature to updat
I haven't payed enough attention, and been working for a little while on no branch. The problem is that my works spans weeks of time, and perhaps 10 commits, so it's now obvious to me what exactly h
I've seen numerous scripts to display the current branch but I'd like to replicate this exact set up (see right side of screenshot). Does anyone know how to make it possible? link to full size screen
A central git repository we use has two branches that diverged a long time ago. Someone accidentally merged the old branch into the newer one, causing some conflicts. Now I have a merge commit sitting
I committed 2 days ago. Then, I made changes to some of the files. However, inside one specific directory, I didn't make any changes to it recently. Today, I deleted those files using rm * inside tha
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'm using Hudson with git plug in to run my automation tests. I want to specify an option when it runs git clone (eg. git clone --depth 1) to speed up the process. Is there any way to do this?
I have a branch that is currently at the same commit as master. Another developer has just merged master into their branch and resolved all conflicts, but they have NOT done the opposite yet: merge th
There is a branch on remote I would like to work on. It is old and I no longer have an old copy of it on my local machine. It is really far behind master. Whenever I attempt to pull it I get conflicts
I am trying to maintain a bare copy of a Git repository and having some issues keeping the remote tracking branches up to date. I create the remote tracking branches like this: git branch -t 0.1 origi
I'm able to see my local and remote branches colored differently with the following configuration in my .gitconfig. [color branch] current = bold cyan local = normal remote = bold red In git branch
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
I have a branch that has been committed, pushed, and merged into master. It did not pass QA. We need to pull that branch out of master for a release. How do I pull that branch out of master. Assume th
Assume i have a project in /trunk (revision: 10) And i have copy all files from /trunk to /branch/2011.06.01 and switch working copy to /branch. there are some changed made and committed to /branch. S
Creating and using a new branch involves two commands: $ git branch new_branch_name $ git checkout new_branch_name I tend to forget the latter, which can be annoying. Is there a way to do this using
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.
I have two branches, master and mybranch in a git repository. In a local folder cloned from the git repository before adding the second branch, I can only see the first branch, as expected: xxx$ git b
Using the git flow model, I've got a feature branch that was split from the develop branch at some point in the past. While I'm working on my feature branch, other developers commit to the develop bra
I've migrated a repo from SVN to Git using svn2git and am happy with everything apart from one thing. How can I remove the remotes/svn/trunk branch that shows in git branch -a: $ git branch -a * maste
I had a local topic branch based off a remote branch on the git repo: 1 - 2 - 4 - 5 - 9 - 11 master \ 3 - 6 - 8 - 12 remote branch \ 7 - 10 my topic The remote branch was recently rebased off master:
There is an branch xyz for my master branch. I wanna create a new branch for the branch xyz. How can I do this?
I have the following scenario: Branch Feature A - X (HEAD) Branch Master (Have some new stuff since branch creation) A - B - C If I do git merge (on top of branch feature) I have: A - X - B - C Is
I've accidentally unhitched my master branch from tracking origin master I think. It used to be that I could run git pull and git push and it would know that I meant git push origin master but now it
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
Possible Duplicate: How to merge a branch into another with override option in git I have some folders on a branch, I want them to just override the same folders on master. I dont want to go through
I've used the following ant details to retrieve the checked out branch's latest commit ID, what caveats should I be concerned about using this method? Are there edge cases where I wouldn't retrieve th
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 switched to a branch on my local repo and noticed it gave me message showing x files updated. This surprised me as I didn't know there were any differences on that branch. How do I compare that bran
I'm currently learning Git and have an issue understanding how Git retrieves files from a branch when you check it out. From what I understand the branch is just a pointer to a commit. So I believed t
I have some anonymous branches in dev named branch that eventually will be merged into default branch. How do I find the latest changeset of dev branch that was already merged into default branch? Thi
I've been using git --assume-unchanged yacs/settings/development.py to ignore my local database configuration file in my dev branch. But when I want to switch branches (for deployments), I get an erro
We are using git for our codes control, and I have some question on it. I want this in a repo, using git it self or tools such as gitolite: only specified persion can merge code to specified branch
The common mistake I make in git is not check on which branch I am commit changes to a wrong branch (on branch B, thinking I'm on A, commiting a change for feature A) How do I get back, and commit t
There is a repository /abc on GitHub that I forked. So my fork is at me/abc. Jim also forked /abc, with their repo at Jim/abc. Jim added a branch called 2.0. This branch doesn't exist on /abc. I have
I am trying to figure out what branch will be fetched if I do git fetch in the current branch, and how can I change that (by some variant of git remote or editing .git/config file). From what remote
I have a project using Git where I've branched off of master to rename a directory. The rename in the branch works as expected. When I switch back to the master branch the directory has its original n