I switched to using the git version in source control.
Checkout/branching works great. :-)
But, this version of git doesn't let me do
# git checkout -f v2.6.11
error: Object 5dc01c595e6c6ec9ccda4f6f69c131c0dd945f8c is a tree, not a commit
Needed a single revision
which I suspect is protection added to prevent my special sort of
shenanigans. If I cannot perform the checkout anymore, is there
another way to fill a directory with the contents of that particular
What am I doing? I've got some updates against 2.6.11 orphaned in
another develpment directory. I could just upack a tar.bz2 file for
2.6.11, but git is more clever. I want to perform a diff against the
tagged v2.6.11 and my development tree.
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