On Sun, 24 Mar 2013 17:14:36 -0700 (PDT)
Tom Avey <toma...@fgbc.org> wrote:
> I'm not sure what I did not my git prompt now says ((...)) instead of
> It's been working great for a couple of months (I'm still pretty new
> to git)
> git status and branch and add yields "fatal: Not a git repository (or
> any of the parent directories): .git."
> git init says it is reinitializing existing Git repository but it
> doesn't appear to be fixed.
> My repository is only local as I program alone.
> .git folder still exists.
> Can anyone help? There's at least one branch I would like to recover.
Problems like this usually require certain hands-holding to solve, I
mean, repeated narrow questions asked and answers given to them.
So I'd recommend to join the #git IRC channel at freenode.net and ask
>From the problem statement, I feel curious about that ".git." directory
mentioned (notice the trailing dot which shouldn't be there).
So I'm making a sheer guess and propose that you mis-edited one of
configuration files for your shell so it's trying to find a Git
directory by a wrong name.
Another (less sensible) possibility is that somehow you managed to
rename your ".git" directory to ".git." and are unaware of this.
If you're using Windows, this is impossible but otherwise (any POSIX
system or Mac OS) you could have done this for real.
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