Picking commit objects in Git
How do pick only one commit from a branch on a remote repository and merge it to the current branch on my local repository?
I looked around on google, and I found git cherry-pick. But this seems to be for doing this only across branches in the same repository.
Playing with Git and GitHub,I found that sometimes a git commit -a is needed to commit a file that is modified. (this file has already been added to the project). But sometimes, just a git commit wi
I have a problem after git rebase. I did git commit, commit contains delete a file. So after that I did git pull and git has history of commits: ... -> My Commit -> Some Git commits came from re
Assuming we have a git commit history which looks like: ZZ [origin/master] A -> B -> C -> D -> E [master] We want to: Rewind the history back to before A. Keep the working directory of
I'm quite new in using git, and I was wondering if there is a functionality in git where I could compare my local files to a git source control prior to committing changes? Thanks! Cheers, --A
Here is a folder, which contains a lot of .java files. How can I git commit this folder ? If I do the following commands git add foldername git commit foldername -m commit operation I will see the
I'm writing a bash script to add, commit, push all files in a directory. #!/bin/bash git add . read -p Commit description: desc git commit -m $desc git push origin master I'm getting the following
I've written a Git post-commit hook and it works correctly. However, I want to add this hook to apply to all current (and future) git repositories I am working on. I tried adding the hook to my ~/.git
I find the internal plumbing of git really fascinating. At least on a conceptual level it is simple and very elegant. Many sources on the topic have detailed descriptions of the blob object (Git Magic
I just read http://www.draconianoverlord.com/2013/09/07/no-cherry-picking.html and seems that svn:mergeinfo can track info about single commit merge which happen at cherry-picking. That avoid merge co
I have a git repo that I migrated from CVS with Author name / email mismatches. Is there a way (with out screwing up the hash of each commit) to rewrite the authors of the previous commits to unify bo
If I am on branch b-one and I run git commit -m init commit and then git checkout -b b-two, does the commit carry to the new branch? More generally, are commits branch specific? Or when you commit,
If you can use a tag only once (unique by commit), what do I do with 7 commits in tag Version 7.3? I hate that GIT doesn't make revision numbers (like SVN :)). I guess a subquestion would be: What w
How can I commit changes without specifying commit message? Why is it required by default?
I want to read from the file where git stores commit history to store each commit information in my project's DB and display all histories in my project view
I have a git repository linked to a dropbox folder. Recently, I have switched my laptop to another, and now i can not perform the function git commit -am. I keep getting this error message: could n
I noticed couple commits that I cannot make sense of. The commits have these properties: It is present in the master branch (e.g. git log master | grep <sha1> returns an occurrence) It has prop
I'm using the eclipse plugin for git in order to commit my PHP projects. Until now everything goes fine but suddenly when I commit i get the following error: Committing failed An internal error occur
I have just started using git and when I git commit it uses the VIM text editor to change write the commit message. Is this normal? In the tutorials and examples I have read, nowhere has VIM been use
I have 2 branches in my project branch1 and branch2. This is the order of commits on the braches. output of git log on branch1: commit 'a' commit 'b' commit 'c' commit 'd' output of git log on branch
I'm using Aptana plugin for Eclipse. When I try to commit, it doubles file, i.e one exactly file appears couple times. If I have 10 files to commit, it shows 20 files (1 file 2 times). I tried close a
I have a Git repository whose oldest commit is version 6.8.2 (it is tagged v6.8.2). I have version 6.8.1 of the package that I would like to commit to the repository as the parent commit of the olde
Inside my working directory I deleted an image. The problem is, I'm not able to stage it for commit (add or remove). $ git status Changes to be committed: (use git reset HEAD <file>... to uns
I am using git to manage a C++ project. When I am working on the projects, I find it hard to organize the changes into commits when changing things that are related to many places. For example, I may
Sometimes, it makes sense to forbid git commit when there are untracked files, because you should add them either to files to commit or gitignore. And an option like -f to force this commit is also ne
I'm learning Git coming from Perforce. As far as I can tell you must write the commit message in the same step as when you commit. Or am I missing how I might write the message earlier and have it han
git add --all or git add -A followed by git commit -m commit message seem to produce a different result from git commit -am commit message when I thought they would produce the same final result.
how do I push a commit in two branches? I can't use git push, because then it pushes to three branches, and i just want the commit in two of them.. Ive tried a git merge HEAD --commit id from bra
Been googling for a while with no luck. I have been working on my app for a week and I'm trying to commit to git now, so I can start branching and try some new stuff. But I can't commit my changes. I
I'm trying to get the SHA1 commit hash for a GIT commit manually, but something isn't working correctly. First we have the standard commit message that looks something like this: tree f594b3f6d9ae291c
How can i manually build git commit objects using git hash-object? I now it works with blobs, and its documentation says it can build different objects by using -t but how do you build a commit with t
Does anyone know if it's possible to change the status of a Jira issue using a Git commit? I am using Jira and Git with the Jira Git plugin and I know I can reference an issue by just adding the name
I have a project which has long history. so I wan to show first commit on git? thanks!
I did this: git filter-branch --tree-filter '~/fix-lines.sh' -d /dev/shm/repo-temp \ --tag-name-filter cat --prune-empty -- --all Basically fixing some line ending issues. (some 793 commits were rewr
git 1.7.1 git show <hash>:<file> gives me the file based on the commit hash provided I am trying to figure out how to bet the file of the previous commit before the one who's hash I have.
I'm trying to wrap my head around the intricacies of Git. I pulled down a repository from GitHub using git clone [url here]. I made some changes, the tried to commit them with git commit. This did
Recently I migrated from opensuse to centos and after that GIT has started to ignore my custom commit-msg hook. It simply doesn't execute it. (I checked it by add small piece of code to add_ChangeId
When I put off into git commit then I end up with this answer: ***Please tell me who you are. Run: git config --global user.email email@example.com git config --global user.name Your name Omit --glo
Is there any way of online editing the commit message in GitHub.com, after submission? From the command line, one can do git commit --amend -m New commit message as correctly suggested in another q
When I do a git status I see a lot of changed files. Normally 10-15. Now I want to commit 2-3 files from these changed ones and commit. What’s the easy to do this without using a mouse to copy the f
Is it possible to have git commit also add new files and directories? It seems a lot of needless typing in the long run to have to type git add . then git commit (That, and I have a tendency to ofte
I don't know how to bring my problem on the point so I try to explain it a bit ;-) When working with git on my local maschine I usually commit a lot. For this I use topic branches. Then I merge such a
I want aliases for: git add --a git commit -m git push origin master git pull origin master I have made them all, except how do I have terminal prompt me for a commit message, and then store it? S
This question already has an answer here: Edit the root commit in Git? 5 answers I want to change something in the first commit of my project with out losing all subsequent commits. Is there an
Is there a way to make git output a list of files of a commit like git diff --name-only b242091~1 b242091 , but that will print an additional column with the mode in which the files were added (new,
I have committed all changes and pushed to GitHub right after that, but the source viewer on GitHub is only showing the source from three hours ago. $ git status # On branch master nothing to commit,
I'd like to restore the files of the git working copy to a given commit, without setting that commit as the HEAD commit. If I git checkout to a given commit I obtain a detached HEAD, and after commiti
It goes like this: I have files A and B that I modified I'm only suppose to commit and push A, but accidentally committed both and pushed both A and B I did a git push old-id:master so on github it
short: Is there any way to view who has pushed a commit to a git repository? long: git log shows me who created the commits, when and what are the commit comments. So I can know an original author of
I need to find a commit in Git by given hash SHA. For example, if I have a2c25061 hash, and I need to get the author and the committer of this commit. What is the command to get that?
In git, I can do git commit --verbose to show me a diff right there in the message editor. I don't see any option for it in mercurial. Is there a mercurial plugin to show me a diff in the message ed