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A while ago, I needed to move an Azure DevOps Git repository from one organization to another. And that was far easier than I thought. For once, a nice surprise from Git _and_ Azure DevOps 😀 So, let me tell you how that’s done! Well, how it’s done if it…Continue reading How to import an Azure DevOps Git repository… From another Azure DevOps organization?
Ah – this was a fun one. I needed to figure out how to purge, flush and clear your commit history on GitHub. Turns out it isn’t as easy as clicking a button in the web user interface – the world is apparently not ready yet! 😁 Luckily, it wasn’t…Continue reading How to nuke your Git(Hub) commit history?
This article describes a simple fix to an issue (well… One or many possible issues), where git fails to pull anything from remote, throwing instead an error somewhat like this: fatal: no such branch: ‘master’ Bah. This stops you from pulling any new changes from remote, and likewise, it will…Continue reading Visual Studio Code fails when running “git pull” for a new project
Long story short, yes, I really did have to google this, and since top results seemed to give pretty unclear (or even wrong) answers, I decided to document it for myself. Maybe it’ll be helpful to someone else too! And just to state the obvious: I’m using GitHub Desktop for…Continue reading How to list your git stashes
This article explains how to fix a weird and surprising error about GitHub Actions workflow file thrown at you when you try to push your changes using GitHub Desktop. The odd part is that you had no changes to the workflow file at all. Problem Ran into this one when…Continue reading How to resolve “refusing to allow an integration to create or update .github/workflows/main.yml” on GitHub Desktop?
This is one of those “note to self” -kinds of entries. This workflow is probably so natural to a lot of you all, that you won’t need to ever google it – but since I don’t do that much development using git with the full “fork – clone – branch…Continue reading Sync local repo with the original on GitHub (Git merge upstream)