On Tue, 6 Sep 2011 02:44:18 -0700 (PDT)
tombert <tomb...@live.at> wrote:
> I perform some changes in several files, then I delete two files
> because I want to discard those changes.
> rm myfile1.txt
> rm myfile2.txt
> Is there a way of bringing back those files with knowing its name?
> I could use "git checkout ." but this would discard changes in the
> other files ...
git checkout -- myfile1.txt myfile2.txt
Actually, this is what Git tells you do do when you run `git status`
so pay close attention to this output.
Note that that `git checkout` encantation is what you should have used
in the first place instead of deleting the files.
> I'am looking for an equivaltent of "cvs update".
It's way better to instead start with some book on Git to have
appropriate mindset before you devle into serious work with Git.
It's one of those cases where knowledge of CVS might do more harm than
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