Tag archive for "git"

Using git was a revelation after years with CVS and subversion. Distributed, easy branching and merging, fast.

Do you know the feeling? You have implemented a massive optimization, slashed a nasty bug or built a complex feature and made the commit. Then you check the time, and there's absolutely no way you could have finished this yet. Now you can either be a good worker bee and … more

When using git in a project it is easy to create lots of branches. This is one of the strengths of git, but it can also mean that the local branch list gets quite long. I created an alias for the command below to get an overview of which branches … more

Update: This script is almost obsolete as github will switch to their v3 API on may 1st, 2012 and doesn't display the API token any more... With this this script you can easily migrate a WordPress plugin from the wordpress.org svn repository to github. This script will NOT import the … more

Using git for WordPress development


git is a powerful revision control system. It is a distributed system. This means that you can commit, create branches or tags on your local hard drive without any network connection. Read more about git on the project's website, there's also great documentation there. If you write WordPress plugins and … more

Git clone, ssh: Could not resolve hostname


Now this was annoying. I tried a git clone ssh://user@my.host:/path/to/repository and it failed with Initialized empty Git repository in /current/path/repository/.git/ ssh: Could not resolve hostname my.host:: Name or service not known fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly The solution was rather easy, see man 1 git-clone. A valid git … more

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