Making ‘git rebase’ Safe on OS X

When performing a large rebase with several commits and many changed files on OS X 10.7+, the rebase process can randomly abort, stating that there are uncommitted changes and rebase cannot continue. However, a git status does not report any changes.

Fix is to set core.trustctime to false. Run the command below to do so:

git config --global core.trustctime false

Detailed explanation: A Simple Tweak for Making ‘git rebase’ Safe on OS X →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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