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 do I undo those commits from the local repository?
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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's changes 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 a single commit?

I want to change the author of one specific commit in the history. It's not the latest commit. Related: How do I change the author and committer name/email for multiple commits?
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How to list unpushed Git commits (local but not on origin)

How can I view any local commits I've made, that haven't yet been pushed to the remote repository? Occasionally, git status will print out that my branch is X commits ahead of origin/master, but not always. Is this a bug with my install of Git, or…
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Remove file from latest commit

How do I remove a file from the latest 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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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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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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Remove a git commit which has not been pushed

I did a git commit but I have not pushed it to the repository yet. So when I do git status, I get '# Your branch is ahead of 'master' by 1 commit. So if I want to roll back my top commit, can I just do: git reset --hard…
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How can I 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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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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Skip Git commit hooks

I'm looking at a Git hook which looks for print statements in Python code. If a print statement is found, it prevents the Git commit. I want to override this hook and I was told that there is a command to do so. I haven't been able to find it. …
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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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