[development] CVS -> GIT

Jim Taylor jim at rootyhollow.com
Mon Feb 21 18:46:53 UTC 2011

This is another useful resource for the basics of git, is an easy to follow
walk though of the basic commands http://gitimmersion.com/

On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 3:10 AM, Eric Schaefer <
eric.schaefer at eas-consulting.de> wrote:

> Hi Nancy, Hi list,
> the biggest problem with using git is understanding its principles,
> which are quite different from cvs or svn or any other centralized
> SCM. The git parable
> (http://tom.preston-werner.com/2009/05/19/the-git-parable.html)
> explains step by step what git does and why.
> The msysgit git-shell is actually pretty good. It has all the features
> the bash-shell has in Linux/MacOS. E.g. command completion: if you
> want to switch branches you would type 'git checkout otherbranch', but
> if you just type 'git checkout othe<TAB>' it expands 'othe' to
> 'otherbranch' (if non ambiguous).
> HTH,
> Eric

Jim Taylor
Rooty Hollow, Principal/Senior Engineer
skype: jalamaohio
IRC: jalama
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