How can I find out the current Git branch name from code, without using git itself? .git/HEAD file?
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 just inspect the .git/HEAD file?
I accidentally delete a file from my repo using git filter-branch: git filter-branch -f --index-filter 'git rm --cached --ignore-unmatch images/thumb/a.JPG' HEAD How can I undo this? Is it possible?
This question already has an answer here: Move the most recent commit(s) to a new branch with Git 7 answers In git, how do I remove a commit from one branch and apply it to a different branch?
how can I know when a git branch was created? i don't want to know when was the first commit to that branch. I want to find out when that branch was created. This is a script to reproduce a working ex
I can remove a file from a git repository with git rm --cached <file> But when I pull these changes in a cloned directory, this file will be deleted there. Is it possible avoid this without sav
Somewhat new at Git... I am working on a project, and had all of my tests passing on the master branch. I then made some changes, and when everything started failing, I realized that maybe I should ha
Your current branch is master and if u create another branch like that git branch develop,then in branch develop you will have similar code about master。how can i get an empty branch.
I'm currently busy with project with a lot of branches and I have a tag for last changes which where done on one of the branches. But it's not clear for me on which branch this tag. How to find out o
I'm pruning some branches off of a git remote. How can I find out who created a branch on a remote git repository? Maybe there is something similar to git branch -r --show-user?
I'm using git flow, and without thinking, I've commited code to the wrong branch (feature), and then published it. I need to take that code, remove it from say, branch 1, and move it into the correct
Below is my code for checking out my repo. I want the development branch in my chef dev environment. git /home/ubuntu/workspace/repo do repository firstname.lastname@example.org:me/repo.git revision development
I'm looking for a less rubbish way of doing this: git diff patch.DisableCreditCheck > ~/patch patch -p1 < ~/patch ie. The changes from a branch as raw uncommitted changes. The downside of patc
Suppose I am in branch 1, commit file1, and then checkout branch 2 from branch 1. On branch 2, I use git rm file1. If I go back to branch 1 (git checkout branch 1), will I get file1 back?
I have a git repository with multiple branches. How can I know which branches are already merged into the master branch?
I recently delete all file from current branch, with rm --cached command without delete .git folder. Then staged just one file in current branch. But when I try to push that file to remote repository,
Hi I am an inexperienced Git user on Windows. I am using Git Gui. I am interested in Branch Management. My repo has a branch called 'leafy', how do I check this branch out to my local machine, and th
I have tried get the change of github repository to one repository bazaar, something like this: bzr merge email@example.com:Author/repository.git is there any way to do this?
I have occasionally delete some file from the project under git control. After that I made many commits. How to (1) find latest revision in the history, where this file contains and (2) restore only i
I had the following in my repo Master--- \ Next-->Commit A.1,Commit A.2,Commit A.3 --...... I Want to fixup the A.* commits into one commit describing the feature A. I tried git rebase -i origin n
There is a file in our git repository in work, I want to find out who merged this file into a branch. I have the commit hash that identifies the commit (lets say 552a976f1a25f9bad57efb9455e951f6b7b336
I just found out, that one of my test files is missing about 20 lines on the top. I've been recently trying to master VIM, so I guess I somehow managed to delete those lines without me even noticing,
I have the following alias: unpushed== !GIT_CURRENT_BRANCH=$(git name-rev --name-only HEAD) && git log origin/$GIT_CURRENT_BRANCH..$GIT_CURRENT_BRANCH --oneline when I execute this with |wc -
so i'm starting out using Git + GitHub. In our little distributed team, each member is creating their own branch for each issue/requirement they are allocated. git branch Issue#1 <-- create this b
What's the simplest way to get the most recent tag in Git? git tag a HEAD git tag b HEAD^^ git tag c HEAD^ git tag output: a b c Should I write a script to get each tag's datetime and compare them?
I have created branch with git checkout -b mybranch. It seems that something went wrong, and now I can't delete it using git branch -D mybranch. It says: error: branch 'mybranch' not found.
I have been trying to grab a file from an alternate git branch and copy the file onto the current branch under a new specified name. I have found how to copy the a file from an alternate branch on to
I downloaded the android code from source.android.com. Then I created a new branch from this code: repo start mybranch platform/external/webkit Then I tried to switch to the new branch using : git ch
I was wondering, and couldn't find too much online...is there a way to reference your current branch when doing a git push? For example, say I have 100s of branches created for bugs and stuff remotely
This is a simple question that has been bugging me. In XCode 4.2, is there anyway to display the git branch that is currently being edited? I know I can see this from the organizer (or do it from the
I made a bugfix and after a few days it disappeared. I don't see it in the branch and doing git log path/to/file doesn't show my changes (are there flags i need for code on different branches?). How d
Can we create a remote branch in git using jgit without checking out. For example I want to create a branch named foo from branch named bar in my remote repository without checking out branch bar loca
[~] $ git branch * callgraph master How to suspend a git branch. For instance, the branch master is not up to date, but at this time I want all the team to use the branch callgraph - so working
If I run git branch -d XYZ to delete branch 'XYZ', is there a way to recover the branch. In other words, is there a way to go back as if I didn't run the branch delete command?
I've branch from master do few commits and then I add lots of commits to master then how can show file difference between HEAD of the branch and commit from which I branch. What I need is same diff I
I'am using git archive to create a zip file with latest version/HEAD but would like to add the branch name and the commit to the zip filename. How can I achieve this?
I have 2 branches in git repository: common and myown. I want to copy the source from one branch to another branch but I want to see in history of common branch only commits related to feature migrati
This morning we pull from our repo, and git put us on (no branch). I don't understand this, why did this happen? And how get out of it without losing our changes?
I need to exclude dbconfig.php from git repository. How can I remove it from the current indexing in the current repository? Can I exclude it from being added to the repo even when running git add . T
I wanted to get the current git branch name to build binaries with a filename that contains the branch name. Is that possible in Netbeans(7.1) with ant ?
I've got a git repo where some files differ in name by case only across branches. As a simplified example, in master, there's a file alpha/beta/foo.cpp and in branch bar, there's a file alpha/beta/Foo
I'm confused about why my production server seems to think it is ahead of my master branch. I use fabric to deploy, and it runs a git pull on the server from my master branch on github. I make no chan
I merged a relatively old branch into master and the outcome of the merge was an unholy mess. For some unknown reason when I ran git merge it automatically took some of the out of date code that had s
For example, you can do a git remote --verbose and git will show all the remotes you have on your project, git branch will show all the branches and signal the current branch, but how to list all subt
I made a git branch unintentionally named 0.2 which is also a tag. So I tried to remove it from origin: $ git branch -rD origin/0.2 Deleted remote branch origin/0.2 But then: $ git fetch origin * [
This question already has an answer here: Is there a better way to find out if a local git branch exists? 5 answers I need to create a Git branch using shell script, but since the branch may ex
My commits on the Git tree are out of the master branch. The result of this is when I push to my central repository the commits that are out of the master branch don't get pushed. Here is a image of w
After reviewing a lot of similar questions on how to wipe out a file from the git history I finished with the following command: # removes a given file from the repository entirely git filter-branch -
I have a project which uses git. I have access to webserver via ssh and I can execute a command: git log --decorate and it will give me information about what is currently deployed on that server. Bu
This question already has an answer here: Remove a file from a Git repository without deleting it from the local filesystem 6 answers The command removes the file in my system. I meant it to re
I am using git version 126.96.36.199 and I have the following situation: Clone git repo from svn | * * (<= commits to master & corresponding commit to svn) * * | master (points to svn HEAD) | |___ m
What is the best way to get a log of commits on a branch since the time it was branched from the current branch? My solution so far is: git log $(git merge-base HEAD branch)..branch The documentation