Git


Git is a powerful program that you must learn to use to help you mange your code.

Configuring git


% git config --global user.name "John Galt"
% git config --global user.email jgalt@example.com
% git config --global push.default simple
% git config --global color.ui true

If you're using OS X or Linux:

% git config --global core.autocrlf input

If you're using Windows:

% git config --global core.autocrlf true

Checking the git configuration


% git config -l
user.name=John Galt
user.email=jgalt@example.com
push.default=simple
color.ui=true
core.autocrlf=input

Cloning the class repo from GitHub


% git clone git://github.com/gpdowning/cs373.git

will clone all of the examples, exercises, and projects into the directory cs373.

Syncing with a repo


% cd cs373
% git pull
Already up-to-date.

Checking the status of a repo


% cd cs373
% git status
# On branch master
nothing to commit, working directory clean

Creating a repo and connecting it to GitHub


% touch README
% git init
% git add README
% git commit -m 'first commit'
% git remote add origin git@github.com:jgalt/my-repo.git
% git push -u origin master

Adding to a Repo


% cd my-repo
% git add Foo.py
% git add Bar.py
% git commit -m "another commit"
% git push