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SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1 Git integration

Hello, 

 

I see that there is some kind of Git integration in SAS EG 7.1. There is Git installed on my machine and I can commit changes and then view the history of the local SAS repo. Is there a way to push and fitch from SAS EG or should I use Git ? 

 

 


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‎08-01-2017 12:02 PM
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Re: SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1 Git integration

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There is some git integration, but as of now, it's basic features. [source]

 

If the directory in which you are working is a git repository, you can commit and view the history:

 

git integration in EG.png

I'm pretty sure when I originally played with it, it will setup a repository if there isn't one and you go to commit. You may want to test yourself.

 

I have heard (see this discussion, e.g.) that there are some exciting improvements on the way as far as a more complete integration in both SAS Studio and EG, allowing pushing and more features of git. But for now, I'd recommend using an external commandline or GUI tool for your version control workflow.

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‎08-01-2017 12:02 PM
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Re: SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1 Git integration

Posted in reply to gabriel_k

There is some git integration, but as of now, it's basic features. [source]

 

If the directory in which you are working is a git repository, you can commit and view the history:

 

git integration in EG.png

I'm pretty sure when I originally played with it, it will setup a repository if there isn't one and you go to commit. You may want to test yourself.

 

I have heard (see this discussion, e.g.) that there are some exciting improvements on the way as far as a more complete integration in both SAS Studio and EG, allowing pushing and more features of git. But for now, I'd recommend using an external commandline or GUI tool for your version control workflow.

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Re: SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1 Git integration

Posted in reply to gabriel_k

Here is a paper that covers the current Git integration in EG:

Check It Out! Versioning in SAS® Enterprise Guide®

 

And yes, as @paulkaefer mentioned, we are working on designs for more complete Git integration in Studio and EG in future releases.

 

Casey

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Re: SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1 Git integration

Posted in reply to CaseySmith

Hi,

 

May I know in which version you are planning to release GIT integration in SAS Studio?

 

Thanks

Subhadra

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Re: SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1 Git integration

Hi Subhadra,

 

It is on the roadmap for SAS Studio and progress has been made, but it is too early to say what specific release it will be available in.

 

Casey

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Re: SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1 Git integration

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Thanks for the response.

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