Git - Git (executable|command line)

About

The git executable

Usage

usage: git [--version] [--help] [-C <path>] [-c name=value]
           [--exec-path[=<path>]] [--html-path] [--man-path] [--info-path]
           [-p|--paginate|--no-pager] [--no-replace-objects] [--bare]
           [--git-dir=<path>] [--work-tree=<path>] [--namespace=<name>]
           <command> [<args>]

where:

Commands

Command Description
add Add file contents to the index
add–interactive
am
annotate
apply
archimport
archive
bisect Find by binary search the change that introduced a bug
bisect–helper
blame
branch List, create, or delete branches
bundle
cat-file
check-attr
check-ignore
check-mailmap
check-ref-format
checkout Checkout a branch or paths to the working tree
checkout-index
cherry
cherry-pick
citool
clean
clone Clone a repository into a new directory
column
commit Record changes to the repository
commit-tree
config
count-objects
credential
credential-store
credential-wincred
cvsexportcommit
cvsimport
cvsserver
daemon
describe
diff Show changes between commits, commit and working tree, etc
diff-files
diff-index
diff-tree
difftool
difftool–helper
fast-export
fast-import
fetch Download objects and refs from another repository
fetch-pack
filter-branch
fmt-merge-msg
for-each-ref
format-patch
fsck
fsck-objects
gc
get-tar-commit-id
grep Print lines matching a pattern
gui
gui–askpass
gui–askyesno
gui.tcl
hash-object
help
http-backend
http-fetch
http-push
imap-send
index-pack
init Create an empty Git repository or reinitialize an existing one
init-db
instaweb
interpret-trailers
log Show commit logs
ls-files
ls-remote
ls-tree
mailinfo
mailsplit
merge Join two or more development histories together
merge-base
merge-file
merge-index
merge-octopus
merge-one-file
merge-ours
merge-recursive
merge-resolve
merge-subtree
merge-tree
mergetool
mktag
mktree
mv Move or rename a file, a directory, or a symlink
name-rev
notes
p4
pack-objects
pack-redundant
pack-refs
patch-id
prune
prune-packed
pull Fetch from and integrate with another repository or a local branch
push Update remote refs along with associated objects
quiltimport
read-tree
rebase Forward-port local commits to the updated upstream head
receive-pack
reflog
relink
remote Manage set of tracked repositories
remote-ext
remote-fd
remote-ftp
remote-ftps
remote-http
remote-https
repack
replace
request-pull
rerere
reset Reset current HEAD to the specified state
rev-list
rev-parse
revert
rm Remove files from the working tree and from the index
send-email
send-pack
sh-i18n–envsubst
shortlog
show Show various types of objects
show-branch
show-index
show-ref
stage
stash Stash the changes in a dirty working directory away
status Show the (working tree|file) status
stripspace
submodule
subtree
svn
symbolic-ref
tag Create, list, delete or verify a tag object signed with GPG
unpack-file
unpack-objects
update-index
update-ref
update-server-info
upload-archive
upload-pack
var
verify-commit
verify-pack
verify-tag
web–browse
whatchanged
worktree
write-tree

Wrapper

Help

  • git help -a and git help -g lists available subcommands and some concept guides.
  • git help <command> or git help <concept> to get help about a specific subcommand or concept.





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