Git already came in with the cygwin install. So I thought I could just start using it. After 2 days of reading and searching, not even one step ahead. Anyone help. What am I doing wrong?
:; git --version git version 1.7.9 mkdir ~/dev/testGit cd ~/dev/testGit git init Initialized empty Git repository in /home/dev/testGit/.git/ now the trouble: :; git log fatal: bad default revision 'HEAD' What have I already missed? :; cat > foo.txt this is a test ^C :; git add . fatal: cannot use .git/info/exclude as an exclude file So I just hide the file :; mv .git/info/exclude .git/info/exclude.bak :; git add . :; git status # On branch master # # Initial commit # # Changes to be committed: # (use "git rm --cached <file>..." to unstage) # # new file: foo.txt # :; git commit -a error: bad index file sha1 signature fatal: index file corrupt --