CommandHelper

Contains helpers which allow to interact with git via the command line.

Functions and values

Function or valueDescription
directRunGitCommand(...)
Signature: repositoryDir:string -> command:string -> bool

Runs the given git command, waits for its completion and returns whether it succeeded.

directRunGitCommandAndFail(...)
Signature: repositoryDir:string -> command:string -> unit

Runs the given git command, waits for its completion and fails when it didn't succeeded.

findGitDir(repositoryDir)
Signature: repositoryDir:string -> DirectoryInfo

Searches the .git directory recursivly up to the root.

fireAndForgetGitCommand(...)
Signature: repositoryDir:string -> command:string -> unit

Fires the given git command ind the given repository directory and returns immediatly.

gitCommand repositoryDir command
Signature: repositoryDir:string -> command:string -> unit

Runs the given git command, waits for its completion.

gitPath
Signature: string

Tries to locate the git.exe via the eviroment variable "GIT".

gitTimeOut
Signature: TimeSpan

Specifies a global timeout for git.exe - default is no timeout

runGitCommand repositoryDir command
Signature: repositoryDir:string -> command:string -> bool * string list * string

Runs git.exe with the given command in the given repository directory.

runSimpleGitCommand(...)
Signature: repositoryDir:string -> command:string -> string

Runs the git command and returns the first line of the result.

showGitCommand repositoryDir command
Signature: repositoryDir:string -> command:string -> unit

Runs the given git command, waits for its completion. This version doesn't throw an exception if an error occurs. It just traces the error.