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Dealing with Git unlink file errors

Posted: Wednesday 17th February, 2016 - 6:45pm
Author: James Griffiths

Chances are when using Git for your version management needs you may have encountered an error warning in the terminal similar to the following:

Counting objects: 2106547, done.
Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (269562/269562), done.
Writing objects: 100% (2106547/2106547), done.
Total 2106547 (delta 636114), reused 2106547 (delta 636114)
Unlink of file '.git/objects/pack/pack-105e2cad4265551672452c ... 5127bac40.pack'
    failed. Should I try again? (y/n)

Pretty annoying right?

Fixing this is actually pretty simple...

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Setting up SSH keys on Mac OS X for Bitbucket

Posted: Thursday 20th March, 2014 - 5:37pm
Author: James Griffiths

If you're using a Git based source control management (SCM) service you'll need to create and configure SSH keys to facilitate trusted communication between your computer and the remote SCM repository. If you're using Mac OS X (or similar unix based system) then this process turns out to be relatively simple.

In the following article we'll show you how to accomplish this so you can safely and securely connect to one such SCM service - Bitbucket.

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