Git FAQs | Git Interview questions
What command should I use to retrieve my files that have been temporarily stashed?
git stash pop index
what is the command to view all the commits made by a specific person?
git log –author=’codedaily’
What is the git command to see all the commits since the date?
git log -–since=”2017-01-01″
What is the significance of using –index in the git stash pop index command?
To pull the staged changes from stack
How do I view all the commits for the last 2 weeks ?
git log -–since=”2 weeks ago”
What is the command to temporarily store uncommitted ?
What is the git command to see the last 3 commits in one line ?
git log -–oneline -3
I want to take all the changes I made in the staging to my working directory , what command should I use to do this operation ?
git reset HEAD
What is the output of the command git reset -–soft HEAD ~5 ?
move the last 5 commits as 1 into the staging area
What is the GIT command to see all the remote branches?
To see local branches, run this command: git branch.
To see remote branches, run this command: git branch -r.
To see all local and remote branches, run this command: git branch -a.
Which Command is used to show limited number of commits?
git log -n
The command is used to show a limited number of commits.
Which command defines the author email to be used for all commits by the current user?
git config --global user.email
What does the Git clone command does?
A. Makes a local copy of the repository
B. Creates a working directory
Git command to compare two specified branches
what’s git command to switch branch?
git checkout <existing_branch>
git checkout -b <new_branch>
Compare specific file between two branches?
git diff master..feature -- <file>
Remove a file from git without removing it from your file system?
If you have added any files by mistake up adding files that you didn’t want to commit. In that case, make sure you only remove the staged version and add the file to your
.gitignore to avoid making the same mistake a second time.
git reset filename # or git remove --cached filename
echo filename >> .gitignore # add it to .gitignore to avoid re-adding it
How to edit a commit message?
Typos happen, but luckily in the case of commit messages, it is very easy to fix them. In case you have not pushed commit to server you can use below command
git commit --amend # start $EDITOR to edit the message
git commit --amend -m "New message" # set the new message directly
In case you have pushed commit to server already you may need to force push.
git push –force