Got it, thanks!!!
On Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:59:57 PM UTC+3, Dale Worley wrote:
> > How do I switch to a hash on a branch without creating\moving to a new
> > branch?
> > Say I'm currently at the HEAD of master, and its hash is aaa.
> > I want to stay on master, only switch to a previous hash... (say eee...)
> > I know I can use the HEAD~<#> or whatever, but I'd like to find out how
> > do it based only on a hash...
> It depends on exactly what you want to do.
> If you want to set the files in your working directory to be the state
> of a particular hash, you can do "git checkout <hash>".
> However, there is the matter of Git's record of "what is currently
> checked out". Normally, "what is currently checked out" (which is
> stored in .git/HEAD) is (for example), "master". (Actually, "ref:
> refs/heads/master".) That makes it possible to add a new commit to
> the repository whose parent is the former value of "master", and
> update "master" to be the new commit.
> When you checkout a particular hash, you are in a state called
> "detached head", in which "what is currently checked out" is just the
> hash, and creating a new commit does not update any branch. (IIRC,
> you have to provide a special option to git-commit to actually create
> the commit, as normally one doesn't want to do that.)
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