Using git Repositories

This is a very quick guide to using git repositories. It assumes that git is installed and running on your machine. For git information and download, see git homepage . Git is easy to install from source (recommended).

For more detailed information, consult the git man pages, or read the tutorials and howtos on the site given above. Also, run git help -a to see all available git commands.

Quick git Usage

git add .

adds all files in the directory to the git repository

git commit

commits all changes to the git repository

git log

shows the log of commits to the repository

git diff

shows changes between commits, or if outstanding changes have not been committed, shows these changes

git init

creates a git repository in the current directory

git branch

list, create, or delete branches

git status

shows the status of the working tree

git checkout 

switches to a different branch (no branch name defaults to master branch)

-- DuncanPenfoldBrown - 2009-07-23

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