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Git Essentials by Ferdinando Santacroce

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Comparing Git and Subversion commands

Here you can find a short and partial recap table, where I try to pair the most common Subversion and Git commands to help Subversion users to quickly shift their minds from Subversion to Git.

Subversion

Git

Creating a repository

svnadmin create <repo-name>
svnadmin import <project-folder>

git init <repo-name>
git add .
git commit –m "Initial commit"

Getting the whole repository for the first time

svn checkout <url>

git clone <url>

Inspecting local changes

svn status
svn diff | less

git status
git diff

Dealing with files (adding, removing, moving)

svn add <file>
svn rm <file>
svn mv <file>

git add <file>
git rm <file>
git mv <file>

Committing local changes ...

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