Dimensions CM Git Connector EXTENDED Getting Started Tutorial

Dimensions CM Git Connector EXTENDED Getting Started Tutorial

The Dimensions CM Git Connector allows for disparate Git repositories to be bought under a centrally controlled highly secure repository by storing code into Dimensions CM streams.




Extended Tutorial


This tutorial will cover a typical multi-developer merge scenario using the Git Connector.


The attached PDF document covers the following steps:



Step 1: Download and Install Git

Step 2: Configure Git

Step 3: Clone a stream using the Git Connector

Step 4: Modify the existing repository

Step 5: Add the new file and commit the changes to the Git repository

Step 6: Use the push command to commit Git changes into Dimensions CM

Step 7: Make another change in the Git repository but do not push it back to CM

Step 8: A second developer delivers a modification to the stream

Step 9: Use the push command to attempt to commit the Git changes back into Dimensions CM

Step 10: Resolve the conflict by performing a git-dm pull

Step 11: Review the changes and deliver the merged Git repository into CM Debug information Further Information


Click the attached PDF document for more information. 

Recent Comments
Joel Morris
Very useful. Thanks for adding the second use case! What happens if an engineer makes several changes/commits into his local repo... Read More
Monday, 22 January 2018 6:06 PM
Paul Caruana
Hello Joel glad it was of some help. I am afraid I have not tested this scenario, however I can only imagine the latter scenario w... Read More
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 8:08 AM
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