On Monday, September 15, 2014 4:22:39 AM UTC+2, Rick Umali wrote:
> On Sunday, September 14, 2014 5:04:18 AM UTC-4, André Hänsel wrote:
>> I ran git merge to merge a branch. There were some conflicted files.
>> Although they were automatically resolved by git rerere, I still had to add
>> them. I accidentally ran "git add ." instead of "git add -u". I noticed my
>> mistake and ran "git merge --abort" to start over. To my dismay all my
>> untracked files are gone! Any way to get them back?
> The "git add ." should have created Git objects for these untracked files.
> When you did the "git merge --abort", you reset the working directory,
> deleting those files, but the Git objects should still be hanging around.
> At least this is what I observed trying to reproduce your issue.
> If you felt like plumbing the depths of the .git/object directory, try to
> sort the files in that directory in reverse chronological order. The most
> recent files are probably the files that were deleted. You can confirm this
> by using the git show command.
Indeed there they are, thank you. :)
I'd consider it a bug that they were deleted in the first place.
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