[Digikam-devel] Re: how to use git as subversion

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Sun Feb 6 23:19:21 CET 2011


Marcel,

It's understadable :

[gilles at localhost core]$ git up
AUTHORS: needs update
libs/threads/dynamicthread.cpp: needs update
libs/threads/dynamicthread.h: needs update
libs/threads/threadmanager.cpp: needs update
libs/threads/threadmanager.h: needs update
libs/threads/workerobject.cpp: needs update
libs/threads/workerobject.h: needs update
refusing to pull with rebase: your working tree is not up-to-date

git up is this alias

git config --global alias.up "pull --rebase"

i removed these file by hand, just to check how to restore it as well
using remote repository.

Result : i cannot => i remove all local clone, and re-checkout all from sctrach.

I'm like handicaped with git to just perform simple task.

I H.... this versioning tool. Now understand why Google code
repository use Mercural ...

I stop for now. I'm tired to waste time for today...

Gilles
2011/2/6 Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de>:
>
>>
>> I'm really lost with git. It's complex to understand.
>
> :-)
>
> This tutorial gives 1:1 translations for SVN commands:
> http://git.or.cz/course/svn.html
>
> As you already found out, git is not svn.
> With git, your local clone is complete. With "git commit -a" you commit to
> your local repository. As a second step, you push your changes to the remote
> repository. You can collect commits, even commit offline, before pushing.
>
> The equivalent to "svn up" is "git pull". Not quite - the equivalent is "git
> pull --rebase". The default, non-rebase will instead do a merge of your local
> commits. Now if you have understood what I am talking about, you know enough
> about git!
> If not, you'll do in a month. Until then, I recommend to
> git config --global alias.up "pull --rebase"
> and then just type "git up" from now on. It's better for the occasional local
> commit.
>
>> I don't want to manage branch in local and all complex situations. By
>> experience, it's dangerous...
>
> With git, branches are just so much easier. But I dont want to encourage
> private branches, development should be in the open after all.
>
>>
>> Typically, i would to continue to work with git as subversion.
>>
>> repository is cloned. No problem.
>>
>> now, i change a change, and i want to "commit" my changes in KDE
>> repository as like "svn ci". I perform "git commit"... git ask
>> comment. fine. In comment i set CCBUGS in comment but nothing append
>> in bugzilla. So i'm not sure that changes are commited.
>
> You need to "git push"... Commit is local so far.
> Start up "gitk". You'll see that your local branch, "2.0", contains the
> commit, while the remote branch does not yet.
>
>>
>> To be sure, i delete my changed files (moves in another place in fact)
>> and i want to perform "svn up" as well. I try "git pull", but git said
>> that there is nothing to do. All is already updated...
>>
>> ARGGGGG... file are deleted !
>>
>> "git diff" said that files have been removed... but i'm not able to restore
>> it.
>
> To undo local changes, use "git checkout", usually "git  checkout HEAD <some
> paths>".
> To reset local (unpushed) commits, use "git reset". There are some flavors: --
> hard, --mixed or --soft. Never use this with pushed commits though...
> Side note: To amend another change to a local commit, use "git commit --
> amend". You cannot amend an already pushed commit.
>
>>
>> I'm lost. I thinking that git is not perfect for me, or i'm not
>> adapted to git (:=)))...
>
> You are not adapted. And nothing is perfect ;-)
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