Hm, I have to read your question quite a few times before I got it.. It
would help if you could illustrate the branches somehow, perhaps by pasting
the git log --graph --oneline --all ascii
So, you have three branches: B1, A1 and A2.
I'll ignore the fact that the two latter ones are in a remote repo for now,
as remote/local is irrelevant thus far.
Then you go
git rebase --onto A2 A1 B1
If I compare with the advanced example in
it would be git rebase --onto master server client
As it is well described in the example, the above command plays the changes
in branch 'client' onto the master branch, keeping out the chances that
happened in branch server.
This means that the changes in your branch B1 (since it branched out from
A1) will be played on top of the history in A2. Only branch B1 is changed in
your local repository.
You accidentally typed:
git rebase --onto A2 A1 A2
This means you will play the changes that have happend in A2 since branching
from A1, on top of A2.. which doesn't make sense to me. I can't really judge
from the result output of whether this messed something up or not. It's
really hard to say without knowing more about the relationship between the
As long as you haven't pushed the changes anywhere else, you can reset back
with a reference to the
Once you're back into the state you wish to be, try explaining here once
again what you are trying to do. Maybe we can help if we understand more.
On Friday, March 11, 2011 9:14:29 PM UTC+1, ryan wrote:
> I want to rebase the current branch B1 from origin/A1 to origin/A2
> so I want to use this command
> git --onto origin/A2 origin/A1 B1
> Q1: is this command right? (A2 is based on A1, current branch is B1,
> B1 is already pushed to origin, a remote repo, and I think I will
> force push B1 after rebase)
> but I accidentally typed
> git --onto origin/A2 origin/A1 origin/A2
> and git says
> First, rewinding head to replay your work on top of it...
> Fast-forwarded origin/base to origin/base.
> Q2:I assume this command is safe and it didn't change anything right?
> THANKS IN ADVANCE
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