git & github

I finally got a git account, my site is here. Most people, more recently seem to be there and the download interface is now much easier than sourceforge. This was stated in 2011 and I have returned to using git at several times over the years. I tidied up the page in Feb 2019, transferring some out of date text to comments. 

Some Links

To find these I did, a google “how to use git”, I also read the man page.

… I should check these pages out, &

I found this note on Git workflow, it talks of branch & merge.

I found these links and originally posted them to my Using GIT page

On Branches & Versions



5 thoughts on “git & github

  1. How to add a revision

    git clone $URL

    make the changes and test, include version control block

    git status
    git add {filename}
    git commit -m ‘commit message’
    git push # to update the master

  2. I removed this comment today, it explained how I got the links in the link list. “These comments have been moved from the Planet Planet page and the comments there simplified. (They were written probably in 2011). They were written while installing Planet Venus for the first few times. I used git to install Venus, and plan to use it to update it. I found the following links useful, or ought to have,”

    I also removed this, “from in April 2018.” which implies that my original git documents were on the macports page as I wrote a script to manage ‘port’ and when I retired the Mac, I posted the code to github and mde this article it seems,

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