Hi Michael,

On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 7:51 AM, Michael <keybou...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2015-02-22, at 9:04 PM, Nicolas Dermine <nicolas.derm...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Michael,
>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 2:17 AM, Michael <keybou...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> So a quick question: How do I undo/abort a merge?
>>> I am learning, and experimenting. I was experimenting with "git merge", 
>>> forgot the "--no-commit", and discovered the hard way that aborting the 
>>> editor that comes up without saving does NOT abort the merge.
>>> And git merge --abort fails, because the merge succeeded.
>>> Git Gui has a way to amend the comment of the last merge, but no way to 
>>> undo it.
>>> I figure this should be simple, but I don't know how.
>> One way to do that :
>> - look up the hash of the commit you want to go back to, let's say
>> it's 'abc1234'
>> - run `git reset --hard abc1234`.
> Ok. Now, can you help me fix my remote as well?
> keybounceMBP:2aec26bc01189ea4b310 michael$ git checkout master
> Previous HEAD position was 7ed0130...
> Switched to branch 'master'
> Your branch is up-to-date with 'origin/master'.
> keybounceMBP:2aec26bc01189ea4b310 michael$ git reset HEAD^
> keybounceMBP:2aec26bc01189ea4b310 michael$ git push --all
> Username for 'https://gist.github.com': keybounce
> Password for 'https://keybou...@gist.github.com':
> To https://gist.github.com/5e037df5b5c9209885d5.git
>  ! [rejected]        master -> master (non-fast-forward)
> error: failed to push some refs to 
> 'https://gist.github.com/5e037df5b5c9209885d5.git'
> hint: Updates were rejected because the tip of your current branch is behind
> hint: its remote counterpart. Integrate the remote changes (e.g.
> hint: 'git pull ...') before pushing again.
> hint: See the 'Note about fast-forwards' in 'git push --help' for details.
> keybounceMBP:2aec26bc01189ea4b310 michael$

You can use (with care) `git push --force` in this case.


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