On Thursday, March 14, 2013 11:54:36 AM UTC-7, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 11:24:27AM -0700, joeri...@gmail.com
> > How do I reset one working file, but leave the index alone? git
> > file does not do that
> > (it appears to do nothing), nor does git checkout -- file.
> > To clarify, I've edited a file, then added it to the index. I now want
> > leave the change in the index,
> > but reset the working file to the checked-in version.
> git checkout HEAD -- file
That does not work. It resets the index and the working space.
> git show HEAD:file >file
This does work. Seems slightly crude, but better than nothing.
> `git checkout -- file` did not work for you because if you don't specify
> where to get the contents from, it assumes the index -- to cite the
> When <paths> or --patch are given, git checkout does not switch
> branches. It updates the named paths in the working tree from the index
> file or from a named <tree-ish> (most often a commit).
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