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git : How to remove a big file wrongly committed

Tweet I added a large file to a git repository (102Mb), commited and push and got an error due to size limit limitations on github

Here, you see the path of the file (coverage/sensitivity/simualted.bed). So, the solution is actually … Continue reading

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git and github : skip password typing with https

Tweet If you clone a github repository using the https:// method (instead of ssh), you will have to type your username and passwor all the time. In order to avoid having to type you password all the time, you can … Continue reading

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git error: cannot do a partial commit during a merge.

Tweet After a pull command, I ended up with a conflict in a file, which I fixed by manually editing the file (search for the

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How to update a forked repository (github)

Tweet I followed those steps and it worked like a charm using github interface assuming there was no changes between the fork and main repository Open your fork on GitHub. Click on Pull Requests. Click on New Pull Request. By … Continue reading

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Moving from SVN to git: $Id:$ equivalent

Tweet In SVN (and CVS), you could include special strings such as

and after a commit, the revision number would appear after “Id:”, which was a convenient way to retrieve the revision for instance in a print statement. Apparently, … Continue reading

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migrating a SVN sub-directory to GIThub

Tweet Follow-up on a previous about migrating an entire SVN repository to github keeping the history: For a sub-directory within a SVN, you should use

without the –stdlayout option.

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GIT tutorial

Tweet I finally decided to use GIT for one of my new project. I know this sounds odd given that everybody nowadays seems to use it… Having used SVN for a while the transition should be smooth though. There are … Continue reading

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