Branching out only a part of a repository is not possible. Luckily, only 
the difference in changed files are stored on top of the original content, 
so if you only change one file in a branch, there is very little syncing to 
be done. Simply put: only the files you have changed will be synced. So go 
ahead and branch, and don't worry about it if you only change a few files. 
This is a normal workflow with Git.

On Saturday, April 14, 2012 8:33:44 PM UTC+2, tombert wrote:
> Hi,
> I would need to create a branch from a project but only one file needs to 
> be changed.
> I don't want to sync other files each time there are changes in one or the 
> other branch.
> Is this possible in git?
> thx

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