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Git Alternates And Sparse Trees

I was working on a project that was kept in a large repository. Unfortunately I was working on two parts of it, each on a different branch. I wanted, therefore, two working directories, but I didn’t really want to pay the disk space cost of two checkouts, nor to have the entire project checked out […]

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Renaming The Past With Git

I added a directory to a repository I was working on; made some commits to the files in that directory, added some files, removed some files, then decided that I didn’t like what I’d named it. When you make a mistake like this in files with git, you can easily use git rebase -i to […]

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