Ahh sorry, if I was not very clear in my question. What actually I am
looking for is a way to get the working copies of the files different from
its parent branch e.g., I create a branch 'develop' from 'master', then
work on files say style.css and on another file called abc.php. Now I want
a way to get only these two files [style.css, abc.php] in the working
On Wednesday, 22 April 2015 06:23:08 UTC+5, Evan Flechsig wrote:
> I think your question might need some clarification.
> So when you say "download the files", I'm not clear on what you mean. Do
> you want to have the files placed somewhere outside the working directory?
> If so, I believe cat-file is going to be needed. When you pass in a SHA of
> a BLOB which relates to a file at a specific stage in its life, you will
> have the plain text of this file.
> You may also need to expand on "current commit". Do you mean a commit that
> is currently being crafted (you've stages some changes, but just haven't
> created the commit) or do you mean the commit you currently have checked
> On Monday, April 6, 2015 at 12:55:17 PM UTC-4, Tanveer Malik wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am relatively new to Git and am striving to learn it as much as
>> possible. I have a question is there a way to download the files which are
>> different [instead of the changes] in the current branch then its parent
>> branch or in the current commit?
>> If yes, would really appreciate if anyone can share its command with me
>> here. OR maybe someone can share a [BitBucket] snippet code here with me
>> which does exactly the same.
>> Looking forward for a solution.
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