On Wed, 2012-10-10 at 11:03 -0700, Jim Vahl wrote:
> Our company is researching version control software, something which we have
> not used previously. I have a very basic question about git which I have
> not been able to answer from reading. As I understand it, a git repository
> can be a mixture of files which are under development, staged or committed.
> If we make a new build of our product we will obviously only want to include
> the committed (tested) files.
> The question is this: what is the usual procedure to retrieve a set of
> committed files only from the repository to place into a distribution or
> "ready to build" folder. The same question goes for tagging a release: how
> does the user get the tag to reference the committed files only and not the
> most recent files which may be under development or undergoing testing.
> Jim Vahl
Have you looked at http://git-scm.com/book yet? It sounds to me like you
have some misconceptions about how Git works. (If so, did it leave you
more or less confused?)
"As opposed to vegetable or mineral error?"
-John Pescatore, SANS NewsBites Vol. 12 Num. 59
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