On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Carl Baldwin wrote:
> Oops. I forgot to actually exit from the script if git-diff-files is
> Also, looking at it now, I don't think keeping undo information in a
> stack is the right thing. But keeping more than just one would be good.
> Oh well, my first shot is never perfect. ;-)
I would actually argue that
git checkout -b newbranch <undo-point>
is the perfect undo.
It leaves the old state in the old branch, and creates a new branch (and
checks it out) with the state you want to revert to. The advantage is
exactly that there is no "stack" of undo's: you can have multiple
independent undo's pending, and you can continue development at any of
them. And merge the results together.
Of course, right now we don't have a "delete branch" command, but it's
really as simple as
(and eventually you may want to do a "git prune" to get rid of stale
objects, but that's a separate issue).
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