Tag Archives: Magit

A Magit Tip

A nice tip from Wilfred Hughes for Magit users: Emacs tip of the day: you can use ! to explicitly run git commands inside magit. Handy for deleting large directories: ! rm -r somedir — Wilfred Hughes (@_wilfredh) January 20, … Continue reading

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Advanced Magit Video

Howard Abrams has been releasing a lot of really great videos lately. His latest is a remake of a talk he gave to the Portland Emacs Hackers Group on Magit Introduction and Demonstration. Although he spends a little bit of … Continue reading

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Turning Off Annoying Magit Prompts

As most of you know, I'm a big fan of Magit and have been using it for some time. One thing I didn't like was that it asked for verification before staging all changed files (【S】 in magit-status) but being … Continue reading

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Mickey on Magit 2.x

Back before the latest big upgrade, Mickey wrote a wonderful article on Magit that I covered here. Now Mickey is back with What is new in Magit 2.x. He covers the subject in more depth than Nathan Willis' short summary … Continue reading

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Magit 2.1.0 Summary

Over at LWN.net, Nathan Willis has a nice summary of the Magit 2.1.0 features. Obviously he doesn't cover all the features or even all the new features but it's worth reading for getting an idea what's in the latest release. … Continue reading

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Magit 2.1.0

I just installed the new version of magit (2.1.0) and even though I've made only two commits so far, I really like the new functionality. One of the first things you'll notice is that when you commit, a diff is … Continue reading

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Reverting All Buffers to Branch State

Handy: A neat way to get all of your buffers reverted to a branch's state, is to go to #magit and type 'g'. #emacs — Pericles Theodorou (@PericlesTheo) January 30, 2015

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Rewriting and Squashing Git Commits with Magit

I use Magit all the time and really like it but I don't know how to do much more than stage and commit changes. Sometimes I can even resolve a merge conflict but I always have to stumble through it. … Continue reading

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Automating Git Bisect

I've written a couple of times about Git bisect. It's a way of finding the commit that introduced an error. It works by (essentially) doing a binary search on the commit history. Now, Curtis Poe over at Ovid shows us … Continue reading

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Prompting for Repository in Magit Status

I found another great tip from Leonardo Etcheverry. Sometimes I want to call magit-status but the current buffer isn't associated with the proper repository. That happens, for example, when I'm in the agenda buffer and want to commit one of … Continue reading

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