[git-users] Help with collaboration, sharing/pushing changes, keeping history clean, etc.

2018-11-22 Thread Michael
I think that I am using git incorrectly. What I want to do is way too hard. I have forked someone's repository from GitHub. I had to make some initial changes to URLs to be able to run my version. I made changes that consist of code change, and a change log change. First issue: I want to make a

Re: [git-users] Maintaining someone else's branch on a different branch

2018-11-22 Thread Philip Oakley
Michael, If you just fetch the remote, then you will find (after a bit of mental gymnastics) that the branch upstream/gh-pages is already directly available (locally) as part of the remote refs. However the problem is how to start a personal, 'editable/extendable' branch for your work on top

Re: [git-users] Help with collaboration, sharing/pushing changes, keeping history clean, etc.

2018-11-22 Thread Philip Oakley
if it is just URL replacement then consider a smudge/clean filter so that the worktree (local checked out files) have the URLs you want, but when you checkin/add/commit the URLs are replaced (changed back to) the URLs the upstream wants. I guess it is a simple sed invocation, with reverse in

Re: [git-users] Help with collaboration, sharing/pushing changes, keeping history clean, etc.

2018-11-22 Thread Michael
On 2018-11-22, at 2:49 PM, Philip Oakley wrote: > if it is just URL replacement then consider a smudge/clean filter so that the > worktree (local checked out files) have the URLs you want, but when you > checkin/add/commit the URLs are replaced (changed back to) the URLs the > upstream

[git-users] 2.19.2 for windows 32 bit wont launch

2018-11-22 Thread Paul Gureghian
I installed 2.19.2 , 32 bit on windows 7 and it crashes / wont launch. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to