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git is the revision control system which has been adopted to keep track of the AuScope codebase.

A comprehensive reference can be found at the git homepage:

The quick version:

pull changes down from the central repository (do this before starting your own work.):

git pull origin master

Add a file:

git add <filename/directory>

remove a file:

git rm <filename/directory>

See what changes have been made to the codebase:

git status

commit some changes:

git commit -m "commit message" <files/directories>

Push committed changes up to the central repository (do this after you've finished):

git push origin master

See how you've changed a file:

git diff <filename>

Sometimes (rarely) a repository will get confused. You will see errors like:

error: unable to create temporary sha1 filename .git/objects/95: File exists

This can be corrected by either “chown -R prog .git”, or by the commands:

git fsck
git prune
git repack
git fsck
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