Thank you. You may have just nailed it. I was typing git revert A, thinking
that was the correct terminology for undoing commit B.
On Wednesday, November 30, 2011 3:46:32 PM UTC-5, Peter J Weisberg wrote:
> You have
> and you want
> where the state of C is identical to the state of A, correct? Then
> you should run:
> git revert B
> The commit(s) you pass to `git revert' are the commits you want to
> undo, not the state that you want to roll back to.
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