It’s always best to run containers with the least privileges required. Unfortunately, that may result in Git operations that fail with the message “detected dubious ownership in repository”. The trick to eliminating this is quite simple …
Continuing our examination of ways of influencing Git’s behaviors and settings, today we look at how to utilize a global .gitattributes and how to specify file handling without modifying the repository’s .gitattributes file.
Git is a powerful tool with lots of options to simplify how you work. Today we explore how to specify files and folders to automatically ignore for all local repositories, as well as how to configure Git tracking without a local .gitignore.
Continuing with last week’s post, we’re going to explore how to take interactive staging (line staging) one step further in Git. Sometimes you need complete control over the process of selecting which lines to commit. Perhaps you need fine control over what code is being committed. Perhaps you just want to organize what’s in the commit. Today, we continue the exploration of this feature by learning how to edit what we’re staging.