Questions tagged [git-commit]

git-commit - Record changes to the repository along with a log message.

Stores the current contents of the index in a new commit along with a log message from the user describing the changes.

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How do I undo the most recent local commits in Git?

I accidentally committed the wrong files to Git but didn't push the commit to the server yet. How can I undo those commits from the local repository? The only way seems to be to copy the edits in some kind of GUI text editor, then wipe the whole…
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How to modify existing, unpushed commit messages?

I wrote the wrong thing in a commit message. How can I change the message? The commit has not been pushed yet.
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Message 'src refspec master does not match any' when pushing commits in Git

I clone my repository with: git clone ssh://xxxxx/xx.git But after I change some files and add and commit them, I want to push them to the server: git add xxx.php git commit -m "TEST" git push origin master But the error I get back is: error: src…
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Commit only part of a file in Git

When I make changes to a file in Git, how can I commit only some of the changes? For example, how could I commit only 15 lines out of 30 lines that have been changed in a file?
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How to change the commit author for one specific commit?

I want to change the author of one specific commit in the history. It's not the last commit. I know about this question - How do I change the author of a commit in git? But I am thinking about something, where I identify the commit by hash or…
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Remove files from Git commit

I am using Git and I have committed few files using git commit -a Later, I found that a file had mistakenly been added to the commit. How can I remove a file from the last commit?
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How can I remove a commit on GitHub?

I "accidentally" pushed a commit to GitHub. Is it possible to remove this commit? I want to revert my GitHub repository as it was before this commit.
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How do I commit case-sensitive only filename changes in Git?

I have changed a few files name by de-capitalize the first letter, as in Name.jpg to name.jpg. Git does not recognize this changes and I had to delete the files and upload them again. Is there a way that Git can be case-sensitive when checking for…
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Removing multiple files from a Git repo that have already been deleted from disk

I have a Git repo that I have deleted four files from using rm (not git rm), and my Git status looks like this: # deleted: file1.txt # deleted: file2.txt # deleted: file3.txt # deleted: file4.txt How do I remove these files…
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How to revert uncommitted changes including files and folders?

Is there a git command to revert all uncommitted changes in a working tree and index and to also remove newly created files and folders?
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What are the differences between "git commit" and "git push"?

In a Git tutorial I'm going through, git commit is used to store the changes you've made. What is git push used for then?
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How do I resolve git saying "Commit your changes or stash them before you can merge"?

I made some updates on my local machine, pushed them to a remote repository, and now I'm trying to pull the changes to the server and I get the message; error: Your local changes to the following files would be overwritten by…
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Link to the issue number on GitHub within a commit message

Is it somehow possible to automatically have a link to GitHub issue number in the git commit message?
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How to cancel a local git commit?

My issue is I have changed a file e.g.: README, added a new line 'this for my testing line' and saved the file, then I issued the following commands: git status # On branch master # Changed but not updated: # (use "git add ..." to update…
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How to amend a commit without changing commit message (reusing the previous one)?

Is there a way to amend a commit without vi (or your $EDITOR) popping up with the option to modify your commit message, but simply reusing the previous message?
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