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GeneralRe: I need a tool to visually track branches in git Pin
Jacquers25-Jun-21 21:42
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PhilipOakley28-Jun-21 4:40
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The 'gitk' tool is pretty good for showing history and is typically packaged with Git. It can take command line options that limit which lines of development are shown, and where they should start and end, though the documentation is minimal..

Likewise the git-gui is a nice developer front end for those who aren't 100% head-in-a-terminal.

The key aspects will be to set ground rules, and to decide on the server/remote structure (or set rules based on the one you are given, e.g. single central repo, or repo [fork] per dev plus a golden repo).

Remember that Git distributes 'control' to the developer, away from the manager.

But that is good! Because the manager no only has to decide if contributions are acceptable for inclusion on the main/master/trunk.

It is also good because the developer can now keep all their wip revisions on their own machine with many and varied branches, and you don't care! Finally they start using version management because it helps them!

Key rules:
* Small commits often, with imperative style concise comments (try looking at the git repo itself).
* merge relatively often, or rebase long running dev branches (minimal in-work tech debt)
* All file names must be valid Windows file names. No Directory/File name (Linux) conflicts (i.e. no Readme/Readme, foo/foo) Git won't accept them.
* Give devs their own branch namespace prefix `dev1/`, or use initials like my `po/`
* Use a hook on the central repo to ensure simple common sense (branch separation).
* Keep focus on the prize.
* Don't tell senior management. They will only misunderstand even worse! (Job for Direct Implementation - JFDI)
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