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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Piotr Krukowiecki <>
Subject: Re: Checkout file without changing index?
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:46:31 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Piotr Krukowiecki's message of "Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:37:05 +0200")

Piotr Krukowiecki <> 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").

I think the new command is now on the 'pu' branch, but in a few
weeks hopefully it will appear on the 'next' branch.

  reply	other threads:[~2019-04-24 13:46 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 [this message]
2019-04-24 18:15   ` Piotr Krukowiecki
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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