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Git Cheatsheet

Git Cheatsheet

N. P. O'Donnell, 2020

Remotes

List all commits on all remotes:

for c in $(git rev-list --remotes); do git show $c | head -n8; done | less

Commits

Commit with empty commit message

git commit --allow-empty-message -m ""

Housekeeping

Remove untracked files (dryrun):

git clean -d -n

Remove untracked files (for real):

git clean -d -f

Navigation

Moving HEAD Back and Forth Along the History

Next commit:

function n() {
    git log --reverse --pretty=%H master | grep -A 1 $(git rev-parse HEAD) | tail -n1 | xargs git checkout
}

Previous commit:

function p() {
    git checkout HEAD^1
}

Reflog

View the reflog:

git reflog

Revert to a point in the reflog (e.g.: HEAD@{10}):

git reset --hard HEAD@{10}
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