How can I wipe out my local branch in GIT?
I dont' want to deal with any conflicts on my local master branch as the origin (remote) master has changed and I just want 100% of the remote's version.
Is there a way to wipe out the local master? (other than just manually deleting and cloning again).
I create push origin 'my branch' to github repo. Now, as I understand on github in 'my branch' I have full data about project (including my changes) how to download this branch on my local machine wit
The maintainer of a specific (embedded) linux kernel repo has modified a bunch of ancient commits in order to clean up the history. As a consequence all commits have a different SHA. When I git fetch
I would like to generate a patch with all commits from a local branch. Without Comparing to the master. (because a part of the commits are already merged with the master.)
I just want to commit local branch, and not push to remote. Then I can merge updates from remote branch. When push to remote, I can selectively avoid push this specific commit to remote, and others co
I have a branch called develop in my local repo, and I want to make sure that when I push it to origin it's merged with the origin/master. Currently, when I push it's added to a remote develop branch.
I mistyped a git command which resulted in the creation of a local branch called, '--track'. I've tried the following: git branch -m --track delme (this renames the current branch to delme, not the br
Im trying to get on GIT POST-RECEIVE command the local branch name of computer, i tried the code READ REF but it outputs ref/heads/branchname i only want the branchname, can someone please help me
I messed my local branch of a project, and i want to revert my local copy to the remote state. How i acomplish that simply goal?
I'm working on a git repository that has a branch off of master, we'll call it the ab branch. My team is working on the ab branch and has a pull-request workflow using github. One of my teammates made
As in the above title I want to show an old merged branch commit history in my Git repository, is it possible? and how? EDIT: The branch was deleted
I am having real trouble with provisioning and code signing issues. I have migrated to a new computer and have a bunch of Valid signing identity not found messages. In repeated attempts to fix distr
So someone deleted a remote branch, but a changeset was lost when he deleted the branch. I have the changeset on my local repository and tried to merge the changeset to my default branch, then I pushe
I'm using Git and want to get rid of all my current changes and make my files look exactly like they do in my repo on GitHub. How do I do this? I've been searching around and found things but I want t
I am developing using git but I have to publish via svn. That's why I've set up git-svn (by git svn clone). My usual workflow is like this: git svn rebase # get local git repository up-to-date git add
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
In my project master branch I commit changes: git commit -a create & switch to new branch: git checkout -b newbranch try some stuff... realize 'stuff' didn't work out the way I thought it might so
I work in develop branch. Sometimes, when I want to push changes to origin, git say, that there are some changes in origin/master branch. How to pull changes from remote master to local master without
I had some JUnit tests already written in my project which used to populate data in the setup method. Now I have added maven to my project and I want to execute all test cases form maven i.e. using mv
I'm sure this is a pretty easy fix, but I'm not sure why my pushes to GitHub are failing. Right now it looks like: $ git push origin master To email@example.com:user_name/project_name.git ! [rejected] ma
I realize there are already questions on how to back up a repository (and the answer is usually git bundle), but I'd aiming specific setup. I'd trying to periodically commit a snapshot of the curren
Background: I use an automated build system which takes a git hash as input, as well as the name of the branch on which that hash exists, and builds it. However, the build system uses the hash alone t
I have two branches: local branch (the one which I work with) remote branch (public, only well-tested commits go there) Recently I seriously messed up my local branch (guess every git-newbie has bee
I have completely fubar'd my local branch, and would like to start over. The version on the server is correct. I don't want to start over, I would like to use my local history to fix my huge screwup.
I have 2 branches in a git repo, lets call them, dev and test. I have changes in a single file, somecode.js. Both branches have changes to somecode.js. The 2 branches have diverged significantly (but
This question already has an answer here: How do I remove local (untracked) files from my current Git branch? 9 answers How can I clear my working directory in git?
how to discard git local branch changes? eg, local branch with version: A->B->C Now I am on version A, and it has some changes conflict with latest version C. I want to discard local changes and
I have a remote tracking branch tracked locally in my local repository using 'git branch -b branch-name origin/branch-name'. My remote branch is test2/test2 (origin/branch-name) which is being tracked
I'd like to create a remote branch. The most commonly suggested way seems to be: git checkout -b newbranch origin/startingpoint git push origin newbranch But this will create the branch locally and p
I have created a local branch by: git checkout -b something Now I want to apply my stash onto it. How do I do it?
In my git repository local branch, it is behind by 9 commits. Can you please tell me how can I advance it by 1 commit? # Your branch is behind 'my-git/remote' by 9 commits, and can be fast-forwarded.
I created a new branch locally called experimental git checkout -b experimental I made my changes, committed them, and pushed them to GitHub. I could see the experimental branch on GitHub. I then did
I'm trying to manage our Moodle instance on our own branch of the Moodle repo. I checked out tag v1.9.11 of branch MOODLE_19_STABLE, then copied that to a new branch COE, where I've added in our
The git server I am trying to pull has a new branch . (call it branch-9) In my local, I don't have that and I do I pull it to my local computer? should I run this? $git checkout -b branch-9 $git pull
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 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
Can someone show me how to compare a local branch with remote branch to see the all the differences or new changesets added? I only want to see what's new like hg incoming or hg outgoing. I don't want
I am really confused using git. Suppose in a repo I have a master branch master used between several users and I have created a test branch test. From time to time I would test to get updates from mas
My normal git-svn workflow is to do my work on a local branch, then merge to master and git svn dcommit from there to record my commits onto the svn trunk. However, in my current local branch (foo) I'
I read 'http://gitready.com/intermediate/2009/02/13/list-remote-branches.html' . I am using git 22.214.171.124. My question is how can I check out a local branch which track a remote branch 'origin/2-2-stabl
I'm working on two machines and origin repo on third one (origin is accessible from the other two, no direct connection between machine1 and machine2). # Machine 1 $ git branch master * testing cms #
I am working in branch Feature and another developer has finished merging his branch Feature2 with Default. I would like to simply pull one of the files from the now default branch to my branch, befor
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 recently started using the GIT command line commands ( I used to use SourceTree). When I want to create a new branch, I would usually do git checkout -b <branch-name>. When I want to push it t
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
I checked in some big binary files into a git repository. I noticed it got very slow. Up to 4-5 seconds to respond to a git status . in the root directory. So I decided to clean the repository with gi
I have my code in one branch in the team git repo. Now I need to transfer (i.e push) it into another branch of the same repo which team members are using. How can I do that ? I prefer using git bash
While working with git-svn, and a 'typical' svn repo /trunk, /branches/..., /tags/... How do I push a local branch to a new branch inside of /branches ?
I just started using Git recently and I was reading up on Git best practices and it seems the most common one is to never work out of your master branch, always create a separate branch and work out o
I was wondering if somebody could explain to me how to GIT merge master into a new branch and then clear out master as to have master clean working directory. In other words: master -> PHP since ma
I have been developing a web application and using git for the project. Until now I have been running it on my local machine. Now that I want to check it out on my hosted web server I thought of creat