Beginner Tutorials – What is a Git Repository?
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Let’s move ahead!
What is a Git Local Repository?
A Git repository is used to update and store the history of all modifications in source code in the development projects. It saves this data in a Git repository called “.git”, which is also known as a repository folder.
How to Commit Changes in Git Local Repository?
To commit changes, first, we will move to the Git directory and initialize it. Next, perform the operation of creating and adding a file to the local repository. Then, execute the “$ git commit” command with the “-m” flag to commit changes.
Now, let’s implement the above-discussed steps!
Step 1: Navigate to Git Directory
Run the “cd” command to navigate to the desired repository:
Step 2: Initialize Directory
Now, initialize the current Git local repository:
Step 3: Create File
Next, create a new file using the “touch” command:
Step 4: Track New File
Add the newly created file to the staging area through the provided command:
Step 5: Update to Directory
Add changes to the Git repository by executing the “git commit” command with “-m” flag:
Step 6: Check Status
Lastly, run the “git status” command to check the current repository status:
We have explained what a Git repository is and the procedure to commit changes in the Git repository.
A Git repository is used to update and save the history of all changes that are made to the source code in the development projects. For committing changes, first, move to the Git directory and initialize it. After that, perform the operation of creating and adding a file to the local repository. Lastly, execute the “$ git commit” command song with a message to commit changes. In this blog, we have explained what a Git repository is and the method related to committing changes in a Git repository.