Git Has Annoyed Me
I love git. Seriously, it's changed my life - before I used git, I was using Microsoft's Visual SourceSafe. Those were dark days indeed.
Git is probably the most well-though-out and consistent tool I've ever used. Innumerable developers around the world use it, from Linus hacking on the Linux kernel to a guy on Github submitting his first pull request. It's mature.
When you reach so close to perfection, the smallest issue seems much larger than it is. I think that's why this bothers me.
In git, if you want to delete a remote repository, you execute:
If you want to delete a file, you execute:
If you want to delete a branch, you execute:
... and you get a new branch
rm, based on
Of course, to actually delete a branch, you use
git branch -d old_branch. I
think I understand why it's this way, but the difference in syntax between
branches and everything else is something that I fail to remember. As a
result, nearly all of my local repositories have a
rm branch at one point in