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Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment by Sander Rossel

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Reviewing commits

No doubt, you sometimes need to review some commits or those of others. One thing you can do is look them up in GitLab or whatever Git server you use. You can also view them in Git GUI or any Git client. However, it is also possible to look them up using the command line. The git log command lists all commits in your current branch. There are some caveats though. Since the list of commits can be very long, they will never fit in your console window. What Git does to make this manageable is page the results. You can use the Enter key to show new lines. When you want to exit the log, you have to type q (Linux style). Usually in Windows, you exit such operations using Ctrl + C, but this will not exit the log and will probably ...

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