[plt-dev] usr repositories

From: Eric Hanchrow (eric.hanchrow at gmail.com)
Date: Sat Apr 24 17:03:19 EDT 2010

On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 9:05 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> For that kind of basic information, there is this:
>  http://eagain.net/articles/git-for-computer-scientists/

I strongly recommend that, too; it's the one thing I read that took me
from vaguely-understanding-but-not-really to being _utterly_ confident
I knew what's going on under the covers.

The other piece of advice that I always give on the #git IRC channel
is: "run gitk --all".  "gitk" is a graphical repository viewer (it
comes with git, so you already have it; there are other, optional,
tools which are similar, like "gitx" for the Mac).  The key is that it
shows you where your commits 'went", which isn't always obvious at

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