From: Piotr Krukowiecki <email@example.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Checkout file without changing index?
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 20:15:37 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAA01CsrsSQ-_bhS_T5gxDqtPa0XKbHp1c7WCgdxLVvEA3fBSGA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 3:46 PM Junio C Hamano <email@example.com> wrote:
> Piotr Krukowiecki <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I was familiar with "git checkout revision -- file".
> > But it updates both working tree and index. I had some changes in
> > index (staged) and "git checkout HEAD -- file" silently overwritten
> > it. Well, probably my mistake, it's documented.
> We'd invite you to live on the leading edge and try
> $ git restore --source=<revision> <pathspec>
> which by default checks things out only to the working tree, but not
> to the index (you say --staged if you want to restore to the index,
> and you say --worktree if you want to restore to the working tree,
> or you can say both, which would be the same as "git checkout").
Thanks, looks nice. git-checkout is a bit inconsistent at what it
does, and I understand the git-restore and git-switch are a better
replacement for it.
> I think the new command is now on the 'pu' branch, but in a few
> weeks hopefully it will appear on the 'next' branch.
Is it possible to get a Windows build?
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2019-04-24 18:15 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2019-04-24 13:37 Checkout file without changing index? Piotr Krukowiecki
2019-04-24 13:46 ` Junio C Hamano
2019-04-24 18:15 ` Piotr Krukowiecki [this message]
2019-04-24 20:16 ` Philip Oakley
2019-04-25 3:40 ` Sitaram Chamarty
2019-04-25 4:02 ` Junio C Hamano
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