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Git is an open source distributed version control system originally designed and written by Linus Torvalds.

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Version control tool interoperable with other version control tools

We are starting to reevaluate version control software to be used at our company. We selected ClearCase about 15 years ago and Subversion six years ago, so we have some environments still with ...
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Git server solution using file permissions

My company has a bunch of git repos in a folder which has access control through our active directory domain. So far the folder has been accessed via smb using kerberos authentication and all of our ...
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GUI for git for creating multiple commits at once

Currently I am using git gui for quickly creating commits and visualizing changes. I have the bad habit (yes, I know) of not committing as frequently as I should, and usually end up with changes that ...
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Binary file versioning on windows - linux systems

In our project, we currently use git version control for our source code. However, we have a need to track our binary releases (virtual machines, configured setups) as well. They are usually some ...
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When unit test fail, show the related file changes from git repo

Is there something that makes it possible to view the relevant file changes along with the unit tests that failed? So, like after a failed test notification × Test: Server startup test. Fail × ...
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Tool to export GitHub issues with comments into a single HTML page?

I would like to read all my project issues in my Kindle Reader. Is there any tool to collect issues (with comments) into a single HTML/PDF page so it can be exported to Kindle? Related answers ...
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Monorepo for multiple projects using multiple languages

In a project of mine I have multiple, independent software components. At the moment, the situation looks like this: root/ web_scraping/ rest_api/ migrations/ script.py web_scraping/...
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Integration of Email to Issue (GitLab)

I'm working with Gitlab CE to maintain my clients websites (and to collaborate with other developers). I'd like to have my clients sending Email to a specific address (lets say support@example.com) ...
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Where can I find a GUI tool to duplicate files across a system as they change?

I consider myself to be a rather prolific open source software developer. I have over 50 original software projects in GitHub with probably close to 100,000 lines of actively maintained code. And ...
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Git Client GUI which simplifies interface based on user's use-case

This previous question is almost what I want to ask, but not quite. It's also a bit old, so perhaps there's new software out there. All the software in those answers is still relatively complex. It ...
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Search git-annex tags / metadata and file content

I have started using git-annex, including its metadata/tagging features to organize my personal files. I want to be able to search the tags and other metadata that I have manually added using git ...
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“Kiln Harmony” open source alternatives?

Is there any open source solution that will allow me to maintain a Mercurial and a Git repository and keep them fully synchronized? This is what Kiln Harmony promises. I have worked on repository ...
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Reliable and fast Git GUI for OSX

I'm looking for a Git GUI for OSX. I've previously used Tower, SourceTree and GitBox. My problem with these are: Tower gets slow and is prone to crashes when working on large projects. SourceTree ...
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Dependency management for .Net

I'm looking for an app to manage dependences in our .Net project. We have about 10 git repos with dependences between them. So the task is to checkout any of the "modules" with all dependences without ...
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Embargo Free SVN or Git

Some git hosts such as github and gitlab are posing embargos for people of some countries based on US trade laws. In particular, Iran and Syria are affected by such embargo. As a consequence I'm ...
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How to adequately debug code that requires project to be visible to an external API?

So I have an API and it requires my project to be visible on my remote server so that it can communicate with it. (It can't communicate with it on localhost) but of course it's usually preferable to ...
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Gitlab vs. Github vs. Atlassian

I'm looking for a tools stack for a cloud and mobile development team in a startup. While having worked with Atlassian for a while, I wonder whether Gitlab or Github would be better alternatives. The ...
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Is there such a thing as Linux push notifications?

I'd like to be able to trigger a script when a Raspberry Pi receives a push notification, like a poor mans CI/CD pipeline can it be done? My goal is to automatically pull code from a git repo ...
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Easy version control + version comparison for TeX

What would you suggest for this situation. Person studies mathematics and uses Xubuntu on his home computer. He needs to write his thesis such that he can see different versions easily. Someone ...
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Show git branch name of a selected folder in mac menu bar

I want to see the current branch in git of a preselected folder in my Mac's menu bar. Is there an app that shows. I have tried to install headsondisplay but the app store says the item is not ...
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Documenting an Application via Repository

I am looking for a recommendation on what solution is a good practice for documenting and updating an application using a git repository. We are working with a large codebase and multiple teams of ...
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Collaborative documentation management software

I'm looking for an open-source software for collaborative documentation management with the following: May be installed on local server May be connected to Active Directory for authentification ...
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Is there any git client for linux that supports the Live Map feature of GitUp?

I use git from command line on linux. I find a really good feature in GitUp what they call 'Live Map'. You can find it on its site. It says: Any change you make, large or small, even outside GitUp, is ...
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OpenSource git based CMS to integrate with our software platform in Django

The problem: We are 6 developers writing a CRM software in Python/Django. In our database, we have hundreds of email templates. They are sent to our users in different situations (states of their ...
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Tool to manage and query “keywords” associated with Git commits

I am interested in some tool that lets me store (and delete) “keywords” associated with a commit. By “keyword” I simply mean simple names, like tags associated with a video. (But obviously I cannot ...
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Git/Github based tool for exploring a Network for Forks?

Say I find a project like this which has hundreds of forks. If I want to look at each forks commit messages It's a lot of work scrolling. In some cases there are just too many forks so you can't see ...
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Portable pull tool compatible with GitHub

When working on a GitHub repo, GitHub offers their GitHub Desktop as well as their web-app. Unfortunately, their web-app has many limitations and quirks. Often it is not desirable or feasible to ...
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Command line difftool, git integration, side by side

git diff, by default, shows changes one after the other and I find it hard to follow no matter how much practice I get. I tried switching my git difftool to use vimdiff which gives me the side by ...
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Gitblit - daily statistics

Is there a plugin/tool/etc to Gitblit server that would do the following: create commits statistics per day, repo and user send created statistics on email? The problem I want to solve is have some ...
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Automatic VCS/Cloud Sync with history

In my life i store sources in cvs, svn, git, google drive, dropbox, flashdrive, smartphone sdcard... I understand today why i always want to migrate to another system. They all don't let me forget ...
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Which Git server provide per branch authorization on windows?

Our requirements: We need a git server that have the following characteristics: Provides per branch authorization, i.e. two users are working on the same project, but one can access branch X only ...
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Git Move to New Remote Tool

Is there a tool that can automate moving (setting a new remote and pushing to it) git repositories from a Remote A to Remote B ? Requirements: Configurable for mass moving Compilable or installable ...
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Git to FTP webapp that does not overwrite certain files

Context My team maintains a website which is accessible only via HTTP (visitors) and FTP (modifications). Several people need to edit it, and need to push changes fast, without waiting for anybody, ...
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available tools to help manage multiple git repos

We migrating from CVS to git (yes, you read it right. It's 2019 and we're still using an archaic tool that was old ten years ago). Anyway, the crux of this migration is how to organize the many ...
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Easy way to port over C++ Windows Visual Studio project so I can edit and compile on Linux?

I have a C++ project I am working on, using Windows and Visual Studio. I have a Linux laptop I develop on. I uploaded the windows project to github, and cloned it to my laptop. How could I easily edit ...
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Best software to store secrets in git

I'm trying to store my application secrets as part of my java application and push it git repository so that all out team can access those secrets with single master password. Do you suggest any ...
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How to analyse git repository for size reduction?

I have a git repository that when checked out occupies 63GB worth of disk space. As this leads to several practical problems when dealing with git, I want to analyse the repository in a way that ...
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Tool to verify commits/releases/etc data after GitLab migration

Currently We are upgrading our on premise gitlab-v8 to Latest Gitlab-v11. Currently both the versions are running. before using the new gitlab version We need to validate migration, No. of commits/...
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Metric analysis of git or tfs pull request code reviews

Is there a tool that will analyze git or tfs for pull requests and report the “quality” of the code review? For example number of lines of code changed vs the number of comments or recommendations?
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Looking for graphical tool to compare 3 Git commits

Consider this Git graph. ----> [my-fork/develop] / [upstream/v2.0.0] --------> [upstream/v3.0.0] I fork from a Git repo and make my own changes based ...
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How may I find the code block which is indicating the changes and the file which is changed when GitLab is updated

I would like to develop a project in my test automation project about if any changes occur in source code of the application, the xpaths which is changed in test automation will be managed. Because of ...
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Version Control for Client Server Application

Given a client server application (React + NodeJS) that needs to be part of CI/CD pipeline using docker, which is the best way to manage the source code? both client and server on the same ...
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Which software i can use for GIT in AIX 7.2

I am using AIX7.2. Can anyone please suggest me which software is recommended to use for Code version control in AIX7.2 environment. And also please provide link for installation procedure. thanks, ...
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Gitlike Messenger

I use Facebook messenger a lot. And often in my conversations there are messages, that can be even several thousand words long. And those take some time to answer, so naturally a new conversation ...
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Git user access on central repository

I want to create a central repository on server that users able to push/pull and commit but i want to apply some restriction like developer able to add(move to staging index) but not commit and ...
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syncing code across multiple computers

I'm looking at ways to sync my code across computers, so it can be used and edited on either. I currently code in: R python sql developer What would be the best way to do this. I was looking at ...
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MVN plugin to ignore test in unmodified submodules

I have a Maven project that has several submodules. because we have dependencies between some of them, we need to run the build from the parent pom. Because there are a lot of unit tests the build ...
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what git based system should I use between GitHub and Azure DevOps Services (Previously VSTS) since both use Git.?

I am aiming to use Git for our organization project which is written mainly in asp.net c#. I am confused that what git based system should I use between GitHub and Azure DevOps Services (Previously ...
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Information scanner for all my local Git repos

I recently transferred from an old laptop to a new laptop, and I was reminded in the process how much of a hassle it is to keep Git repositories clean. I have around fifty Git repos on the old laptop. ...
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Javascript library for showing differences between JSON objects

I need a javascript library that'll show the differences between 2 JSON files similar to GitHub diff. Making nested JSONs collapsible would be nice as well. Something like this: I found a couple: ...