FAQ: Git Branching - commit on a new branch

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HELP PLEASE

Part 2 of this exercise I could not figure out, deleting one line and inputting another in it’s place using git is the task.

I tried “sed ‘s/Scheme against Captain Hook/Engage in swordfights with pirates/’ resume.txt”

but didn’t work, can anyone help me with this?

https://www.codecademy.com/paths/full-stack-engineer-career-path/tracks/fscp-git-and-github-part-ii/modules/fscp-git-branching/lessons/git-branching/exercises/commit-new-branch

Answer.

Wow this is easy- the question wants you to physically change the lines without having to use git

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How to physically change lines if they already seems changed and nothing works! Its is waste of time and no quality outcome from this exercise!
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I followed all steps and it did not work as instructed. However when I did it the other way around it worked. You need to review your instructions as they are wrong and do not work and I spent ages trying to resolve it.

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Correct! However, you should know that the sed command isn’t a git command.

HI, I need help in part 1 in Commin in a new branch. This is the question I’m stuck with 1.

Print the Git commit log.

Notice the output:

  • The commits you see were all made in the master branch. fencing inherited them.
  • This means that every commit master has, fencing also has.

Note : if you find that your cursor is stuck in Git log, press q to escape.

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Please I need your help

Hi why has master not been changed main already?

Hei Everyone,
I am currently on git branching, i edited the file resume.txt and i already did the previous questions. But the last one asked to commit the change of the file to the repository by adding a message. When i try this: git commit -m "file edited" it doesn’t work. Please how can i accomplish it ?

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Hello everyone!!!
When they ask to add the file to the staging area what should I have to do? I write git add resume.txt but still not working. I also tried with git add

Same here - I refreshed my browser and then git add resume.txt worked