Git: How to clone the first commit?
Could anyone tell me how to clone the first commit? I don't want to delete recent commits, just make a clone copy of the initial state so I can grab some of the files.
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I have a repository on Github with 2 branches: master and develop. When I clone the repository and run $ git branch it shows only the master branch. If I run $ git branch -a I can see all the remote b
I lost my last commit because I accidentally ran git reset --hard HEAD^. Note: I didn't want to put the ^ at the end. Is there any way to get it back? It was 2 days of work :(
I know how to do: git commit -a -m whatever but I don't want to commit everything, just push up some files to be deleted.
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Not understanding why my commit to remote git repo is not working. So I clone a branch from the remote repo git clone -b MYBRANCH email@example.com:/home/my.git I modify a file called test git diff sh
I was configuring git and during this phase created a few test commits (I was commiting a change of 1 character with pointless commit message). After these I was using git and created a lot of normal
I have installed fresh Ubuntu 12.04 and initialized some project with git. When I did git commit, it opened some file with nano editor for me to enter commit description. Questions: 1) Can I use vi in
Basically, I want to write a pre-commit hook to check if the about-to-be-committed changes (re)move a file without using git rm / git mv. I don't know how to approach this.
I did checkout to an old commit. Now I want to list the later commits to that commit I'm mentioning, showing that commit the first in the list. How can i do that? using some option in 'git log'?
Can I set git to show me the diffs while doing the interactive commit (i.e. no -mmsg) This would let me see what the changes are I am committing.
I am trying to clone a private git repository via http. There is a similar question here: Git clone using http with user and password. Is there a way to do git clone without entering a user/password
pip package manager allows installing from various VCS including git: Pip currently supports cloning over git, git+http and git+ssh: -e git://git.myproject.org/MyProject.git#egg=MyProject -e git+http
Anybody know how to checkout, clone, or fetch project or code from a git remote repository on a Windows server? Repository IP is: xxx.xx.xxx.xx, source file directory is c:\git\git.git\xxx\file.exp I
I am very new to GitHub and I am using Aptana 3 on Ubuntu. I was able to clone a repository for GitHub by using file/import/Git Repository When I added files to the local repo and I tried to commit I
I wonder how I can add the signed-off-by line in a Git commit automatically within PyCharm's Commit dialog. There are options for amending to the previous commit and changing the author of the commi
I accidentally did a git rm filename.txt -f now if I do a git commit -m '', it will commit this delete. How do I un-remove it before I do a git commit?
I would like to create a message that pops up whenever someone clones a git repository using gitolite. I want to remind them to clone the hooks repo as well and to activate the contained hooks. How ca
From here http://blog.prabir.me/post/Undo-in-Git.aspx, it said This undo’s your commit and also resets your working tree to the last commit. 1 git reset --hard HEAD^ But how can I un-do my last comm
One of my git submodules is always checking out a particular commit: First, it appears modified in the main repository: % git status On branch master Your branch is ahead of 'origin/master' by 3 comm
I have a GIT clone of an SVN repository. Based on the CAVEATS section of the git-svn documentation, it appears I cannot clone this git repository again: For the sake of simplicity and interoperating
Is it possible to make git clone do git clone --recursive by default?
So, I have a maintenance branch and a master branch in my project. If I make a commit in the maintenance branch and want to merge it forward to the master branch, that's easy: git checkout master; git
I'm new to Git, and have set it up and created my first repository. I'm trying to add a README as the first commit, and I've been following the steps on http://help.github.com/create-a-repo/ exactly,
git-notes is used to add or inspect object notes. How can I delete a git-notes commit, so the commit of git-notes command will not exist in git history. I want to delete git-notes commit, I'm not mean
I have a local git repo that I cloned by using git clone --depth 1 my_repo_url so that I only have the latest commit and don't have to worry about keeping a large history around. If I now do a git p
I am new to git , i want to check latest git commit hash of a github repository of a particular branch . I can see the hash on web-gui , is there any command is available for it ?
I would like to create either a script that can be executed or an application that will clone several GIT repositories for offsite data backup purposes. I need this to be able to run on a Windows 7 ma
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. Expl
Given a file foo.m, how can I get Git to show me the complete contents of foo.m, as they were at some commit x?
I setup a git webserver on my local machine using git-instaweb. Now I want to be able to clone from that repos, but when I tried git clone http://localhost:1234 it gives me an error: fatal: http://lo
I am working on a website, and I need to use Git for practical reasons. However, I think I have not totally understood how it works. I want to do something quite simple, and I am working on localhost.
I have two issues. I have Ubuntu 10.10 and I have installed git server with gitolite tool. Everything worked quite good. The gl-setup command of gitolite created 2 repositories: gitolite-admin and tes
I am confused here... How do you do a git commit for a modified file and how do you do a git commit for new file? Also, how do you individually commit files in git?
I am working from home and am trying to clone a repo from Github and am getting the following error: git clone https://github.com/account/repo.git Also tried git clone git://github.com/account/repo.g
I have seen GIT commit --amend in detached HEAD state. The question requires the answer to be more complex than needs be. I'd like to understand just how git commit --amend works in a normal HEAD situ
This question already has an answer here: How to modify a specified commit? 1 answer Let's say I have 3 unpushed commits. Now I want to change the commit message of the first or second commit (
I have created a git repository to mirror a live site (which is a non-bare git repository): git clone --mirror ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org/path/to/repo Now, to keep this mirror clone updated with all chan
Like the title suggests, I'd like to basically emulate the behavior of git commit where it launches a text editor and when you save the output, it captures the output. Anyone have an idea of how to do
Is it possible to do a git merge, but without a commit? man git merge says this: With --no-commit perform the merge but pretend the merge failed and do not autocommit, to give the user a chance to
I have made 2 'git commit' locally. But I have not pushed, is it possible for me to edit my git and combine those 2 git commit into 1?
There are a few things I don't understand about the output of git clone. In the following example : Cloning into 'omap-kernel'... remote: Counting objects: 2649896, done. remote: Compressing objects:
I made a commit & pushed to repo. Later I modified the commit message by using git commit --amend, In the pop-up window I entered the new message. I could see the new message via git log. After al
Can I recover the following commit after a hard reset? Steps: 1) $ (master) // ....made a bunch of changes to files thinking I was working on a branch 2) $ git checkout -b 001-branch // copy changes t
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
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
The first repository is on server_A, there is server B and C got it's clone, and commit/push a few to original server_A. Then, server_A down. From server_C, How to push to server_B instead? Git is des
Trying out the new cloud9ide and I managed to get RHC installed for openshift and went through the setup uploaded the ssh key. I'm now trying to git clone my project but I'm getting permission errors.
In Eclipse the import command would accept a URI but in Android Studio import only seems to accept the location of a directory on my hard drive. How should I clone my remote repository with Android St