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git pull U, A and D tags: Meaning?

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git pull occasionally will give me messages as follows: I do not understand the tags of "U", "A", and "D". Can someone please tell me what these mean? Thanks....

git reset [email protected]{1} not removing files that were added?

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does git reset [email protected]{1} not remove files that were added from git pull? What I did. I used git pull. Got newest source code. Then found out that code was not good and wanted to restore my code to previous state, so I did git reset [email protected]{1}. It restored back....

git pull complains about overwrite even after removing those files on remote repo

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My friend accidentally added some obj files on to our remote repo. Now, on my machine, when I tried to do git pull, it complained that these .o files would overwrite mine locally. As those are unnecessary files, I did git rm --cached on every file that git pull complained...

GIT pull, moved filles locally

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I'm very new to git. And I was doing a git pull from a remote server. First, let me explain my situation. I have two folders that I've set app and app.my. Both of this folders are within myApps folders. I use app to clone my remote repository and is...

Difference between checkout remote branch and pull remote branch in git?

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What is the difference between: git checkout -b <branch> origin/<branch> and git pull origin <branch> They seem to have the same functionality to me. thanks....

Does git truncate files when pulling from a remote?

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I have a web server running Apache and PHP. I want to know if Git interrupt access to files during a pull process.

Why can't “Git pull” pull all the branches from remote repo

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I have a question about "git pull". Suppose I have a two remote branches "master" and "new_branch", when I use "git pull" and then use "git branch", only the "master" is shown. Why I can't see the "new branch"? I have to use "checkout new_branch" to get it shown on...

Is `pull` needed after checking out a new branch?

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In case of a git-project with several branches, the question is when you checkout a new branch (first time), is a git pull needed ? $master> git checkout branchA $branchA> git pull Note that the idea here is that both commands are executed right after each other (this question is...

git push origin master error: The following untracked working tree files would be overwritten by merge: .DS_Store

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It's been a while that I am facing the following problem. What's the fix to it? I am just a newbie in git so please be instructive. I have already tried to follow the commands shown in the error but wasn't successful. Monas-MacBook-Pro:demo mona$ git branch * master Monas-MacBook-Pro:demo mona$...

git pull command output message meaning into which branch

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Say there is a remote branch br1 checkout on the remote repo, and the master branch on a local repo. Command 1: If I do a "git pull origin br1:br1" it pulls remote br1 into local br1, and shows: 9188a5d..97d4825 br1 -> br1 9188a5d..97d4825 br1 -> origin/br1 command 2: If...

Android studio git message: following untracked working tree files would be overwritten by merge, but not showing which files

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I'm working on an android project in android studio and using VCS for working on git with the other members of the team. Last time I tried to pull from origin, the following error came up: "following untracked working tree files would be overwritten by merge", but it doesn't show...

Should I do git fetch before pull if branch exists locally?

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I have following question about git. I novice with git. I want to get last state of branch1 locally. now I switched on branch2 and branch1 exists locally. Now I make fetch switch to branch1 pull Please clarify me whether does first fetch redundant or not?...

Git pull from production server without direct server access

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We've been granted access for development to a client's remote repository (CodebaseHQ) but due to an entry in .gitignore, there is a directory that does not exist in the remote repo. I've modified the .gitignore (removing the necessary entry) and pushed this to the remote repo but is there anyway...

GIT: `error: unable to find ` and `fatal: object not found` on pull

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We have a repo in Bitbucket, which we use as a central repo: we update it via pull requests or directly by pushing changes, and we synchronize the last changes in remote servers by pulling from it. This has been working like a charm for about a year, but now...

How to unmerge a Git merge?

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I accidentally did a git pull origin master from dev, and master got merged into dev. Is it possible ? I've already seen different solutions, i tried this one from both dev and master : git revert -m 1 <commit> (once each) But i got : Everything is up-to-date, each...

Pull Button for git disabled in VisualStudio

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I'm using VisualStudio 2013 Update 4 and have git for Windows installed. I have local git repository and my project is linked to. I can push unsynced commits to remote repository in the IDE, but button for pull and fetch are disabled. In git bash i can pull (or fetch)...

How does Git determine what objects need to be sent between repositories?

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I have looked here but couldn't quite figure out the things I was wondering about: how does git push or git pull figure out what commit objects are missing at the other side? Let's say we have a repository with the following commits: (letters stand in for SHA-1 IDs, d...

Git, non-fast-forward issue on master when working on a branch

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I am working on an branch, let's say it's branch1.1. I make several changes and just use 'git commit' to commit those changes. Then as I usually working on master, I do an git push to check in them. However such errors occurs: To [email protected]:flt/test.git ! [rejected] master -> master...

Setting where a local git branch pulls AND pushes

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I am working on my forked repo with 2 main branches: master: pulls from main_project/master bootstrap: pulls from collaborator/bootstrap The second remote is a fork also contributing to the main project I want the above branches to pull from the respective related repos; however, I want them to push to...

git: auto stash with “git pull”

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I know how to solve this: [email protected]$ git pull Updating 9386059..6e3ffde error: Your local changes to the following files would be overwritten by merge: foo.bar Please, commit your changes or stash them before you can merge. Aborting But ain't there a way to let git pull do the stash and...