On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 02:27:44PM -0700, Dimitar Bonev wrote:
> > > > Is there a git porcelain command to revert the working dir state of a
> > > > staged file to its HEAD state and at the same time keep the staged
> > state of
> > > > the file?
> > git show HEAD:$FILE >$FILE
> This has drawback as it uses console redirection so it depends on the
> console output. On Windows PowerShell has some
> output encoding. I guess it will work just fine on Ubuntu, however I should
> test it to make sure it works for non-english language encodings.
This should also work in plain cmd.exe, Git bash and other 3rd-party
implementations like Console.
The fact Git for Windows calls Git bash to handle aliases involving a
shell (those which start with a `!' character) might be employed to
create an alias for your case:
git config --add --global alias.ckout \
"!set -e -u && git show \"HEAD:$1\" >\"$1\""
Should allow you to do
git ckout filename
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