Git archive without first/initial commit
How to make tar archive from git repository since selected commit?
This question is similar to Git archive all changes except first commit but I need .tar archive as a result not git patch file.
Explanation: I make "modules" for a strange PHP CMS where there is no real mechanism for writing extensions. To ship my modules I have to send only the modified files to clients, while I still have to have all CMS files under Git (all added only in first commit).
I don’t understand git commit at all. It’s been a week since I’ve been using git and all these git with –a, -m, new files, untracked etc is making me totally confused. Tortoisegit is saving me for th
This question already has an answer here: git: can i commit a file and ignore the content changes? 2 answers Untrack files from git 3 answers I need to ignore files in git! I don't think ig
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
git log has some very useful commit-limiting options, such as --no-merges and --first-parent. I'd like to be able to use these options when generating a cumulative diff patch/stat/numstat for a range
When writing a commit message, what is the difference between git -m message and git commit -am message Have been listening to a tutorial and the guy did not clearly explain the difference between
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
I mistakenly added files using the command git add file I have not yet run git commit. Is there a way to undo this or remove these files from the commit?
From time to time I find myself commit-amending using the same message. Typically, I do: Add my changes to staging area. Do git commit --amend. Wait for the text editor to open. Save and close it (wi
When I try to do a git commit -a, I get a nice vim instance. I type in my message, do :wq, vim closes down and the terminal has the message, Aborting commit due to empty commit message. Pursuant to
ref^ refers to the commit before ref, what about getting the commit after ref? For example, if I git checkout 12345 how do I check out the next commit? Thanks. PS Yes, git's a DAG node pointer struct
I'm using a git submodule (let's call it SubmoduleRepo) so that I can include my module in couple of projects. I can commit to SubmoduleRepo from any project that uses it. I can update, commit and pu
I merge with Git and get a conflict. After having resolved the conflicts, upon commit I will see an auto-generated commit message containing a list of files which were in conflict. What is the best-pr
I used git add -p to split my code changes into multiple commits. However, doing git commit after that commits all changes, including the unstaged ones. I looked at a few questions on SO, but could no
I would like to check commit message before git commit. I use pre-commit hook to do that, but couldn't find the way to get commit message in .git/pre-commit script. How could I get it?
I'm pretty new to this Git thing. I tried to commit my work, using commit amend inside GitX (cause I wanted to make only 1 final commit). I pulled the latest source, resolved conflicts, then staged an
For the second time today git commit -m don't quit me now deletes my entire repo. So it goes: $ git add . $ git commit -m please, be gentle [master 7af0e9c] please, be gentle 140 files changed, 0
How do i edit file without unzipping archive, reason is i am writing automation task, I can do unzip, edit file and zip it, But it would be good if i can do it in runtime so it will save time to unzip
This question already has an answer here: Edit the root commit in Git? 5 answers Change first commit of project with Git? [duplicate] 4 answers I want to split the first commit in my git re
I will explain my situation first: I had one file script in my newly created repository. Then I did: git add script git commit -m 'initial commit' git push -u origin master ..but then I realized I wa
How to switch to specific Git commit without losing all the commits made after it? I want that local files will be changed, but commits' database will remain intact, only the current position pointer
In GIT, I have two branches and two commits: A(master)---B(branch topic) the HEAD of the branch 'master' is commit A the HEAD of the branch 'topic' is commit B commit A is the parent of commit B
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
I'm new to git hooks. I'm not able to understand below pre-commit hook. Can anyone tell me how this works please.Here my doubt is how grep will be happened in committed files as we are not taking thos
Commit hooks in git live in the .git/hooks directory. What I would love is be able to commit those hooks so everyone checking out the repo has the hooks automatically. I'm not able to add the files in
I'm using git-archive to archive a subdirectory in a git repo, like so: git archive -o ../subarchive.zip HEAD subdir/* However the resulting archive maintains the subdir/ directory structure, i.e. th
Suppose that I create an empty GIT repo with the following command: # git init Then I start adding remote repositories: # git remote add remote1 ........ # git remote add remote2 ........ # git remot
When I do git diff COMMIT I see the changes between that commit and HEAD (afaik) but I would like to see the changes that were made by that single commit. I haven't found any obvious options on diff/l
How can I go about rolling back to a specific commit in git? The best answer someone could give me was to use git revert X times until I reach the desired commit. So let's say I want to revert back t
Suppose you have: A-B-C Now your build/test fails. The fix should be merged in A. My current work-flow is like this: $ git commit -m fixA A-B-C-fixA $ git rebase -i A~1 And squash fixA in A, resul
I have a third party product I need to make changes to. I've committed all of the stock code as my first commit. Now I've committed several times and made many changes. How can I export an archive of
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
I performed git commit --amend. I made some changes, but wanted to discard them, so I then performed git reset --hard HEAD, thinking it would go back to the point I amended. It seems to have gone bac
I am on branch feature. After I did all the changes, I decide to commit my work on this branch. I first checked all the changes I have made by execute command: git status The above git command pri
I am new to Git and I am using Git extension. I want to ask that When I commit the directory Whether these file automatically go for staging or these get committed without staging?? Can I commit files
Is it possible to get info about how much space is wasted by changes in every commit — so I can find commits which added big files or a lot of files. This is all to try to reduce git repo size (rebasi
I don't really understand what happens if I check out an old commit, do some modifications, and commit using git commit --amend. Will that change automatically propagate to future commits? How does i
right now i have several projects tracked with git. Now, i want to make one big project, with several subfolders for each of the previous projects and preserve their history along with the history of
On branch A I had two 'stories', one which I wanted committed to master, one I did not. As these changes were not on feature branches, I needed to separate the two somehow. I used git merge --no-comm
I am trying to use git archive to archive only the files I specify and I am getting fatal: Not a valid object name error. Could someone provide an example? My current code: git archive -o ./archive/ar
Possible Duplicate: How can I commit only part of a file in git How do I commit a few specific line ranges from a file to git? while ignoring some other line changes in the same file.
May be its asked already but I couldn't find it in here. I have a branch FEATURE merged into a branch STABLE and currently when I do git show from STABLE am getting the last commit which is commit 26
I am having a weird problem where lots of ^M characters show up in my git commit message. Please find a screenshot attached. This is not causing any problems, just makes it annoying to read through.
Is it possible to run an automatic reword of a commit (identified by hash) without using interactive mode? What I aim for is a one-liner for rewording because I need to invoke from code. UPDATE: I mod
I have made several commits on different files, but so far I would like to push to my remote repository only a specific commit. Is that possible?
I'm developing a node project which depends on several npm modules. What I'm currently doing is committing all those modules to my git repository, pulling on my server, and then rebuilding the modules
I setup TextMate (mate -w) for editing message for committing with git as follows. git config --global core.editor mate -w The problem is when I run 'git commit -v', instead of TextMate, COMMIT_EDI
I was working off of master and made some bad commits C & D. A --- B --- C --- D (MASTER) So I decided to restart the work from the known good commit B because I thought it would be easier than t
In a similar topic Validate if commit exists they recommend: git rev-list HEAD..$sha If it exits without error code than the commit exists. But is it efficient enough just for validation? I was think
I have a git commit history like this: U / A---B---C---D---E master Nothing points to the commit U, but I know its hash. How can I completely remove this commit from my repository as if it never exi
We are new to git, and I want to set a tag at the beginning of our repository. Our production code is the same as the beginning repository, but we've made commits sine then. A tag at the beginning wou