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Re: GIT (was: Coverity Scan)

On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 11:22 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 25 15:24, Jim Garrison wrote:
>> > Corinna Vinschen
>> > > >Yeah, I'm n ot exactly looking forward to it since I'm very familiar
>> > > >with CVS or SVN, but have nothing but trouble with git.  But since
>> > > >everybody else is so very happy with git, I guess I'll have to adapt.
>> > > >Teeth-gnashingly.
>> I recently went through the same reluctant switch to Git from SVN.
>> I can tell you from personal experience that there's a period of disorientation when even the simplest tasks require a quick trip to Google.  And Git requires a major shift in your mental model of how things work. Instead of 2 places where stuff is (local and remote) there are now 4 (workspace, stage, local repo, remote repo).
> Yeah, I'm trying to get a grip via "the book"

Only experience helps.
I needed about a year to not loose too much changes after the switch
from svn to git, but feeling very happy now.
It helps having backups for the beginning if you try out rebase or
reset --hard or
git pull --force.

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