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2021-04-18

Git CLI

 18 Apr 2021  Snippets

Git CLI

Global Configuration
git config --global credential.helper store
git config --global user.email "[email protected]"
git config --global user.name "Paramdeo Singh"

Push existing Git repository to a remote (e.g. GitLab):

git remote add origin https://gitlab.com/paramdeo/example-repository.git
git add --all
git commit -m "Initial commit"
git push -u origin master

Change URL of remote repository:

# via HTTPS

git remote set-url origin https://gitlab.com/paramdeo/new-repository.git
git remote -v

# via SSH

git remote set-url origin [email protected]:paramdeo/new-repository.git
git remote -v
Changes

Undo all unstaged changes since last commit:

git reset --hard

Undo all staged changes made via the git add command:

git restore --staged .
Branches

Create branch:

git branch example-branch

List branches:

git branch -a

Delete local branch:

git branch -d example-branch

Delete remote branch:

git push origin --delete example-branch

Push local branch to remote repository:

git push origin example-branch

Switch to a branch:

git checkout example-branch

Change local branch name (branch must be currently checked out):

git branch -m old-name new-name

Merge branches:

git merge source-branch target-branch
Housekeeping

Remove all commits from master branch:

git checkout --orphan temp-branch
git add --all
git commit
git branch -D master  # Delete master branch
git branch -m master  # Rename current branch to master
git push -f origin master  # Force push master branch (must un-protect master first)
git gc --aggressive --prune=all     # Clean local Git history
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