Geoffrey De Smet <> writes:

> Suppose this case:
> git clone .../blessedRepo.git
> // do changes
> git commit -m"bad1"
> // do changes
> git commit -m"bad2"
> git reset --hard HEAD^4 // Why does it let me do this?

Because there is nothing wrong with that.

> // I just "broke" my local repository, because if I continue

No you didn't.

> // do changes
> git commit -m"good1"
> git push origin master // fails because the history disrespects the remote
> repo's history

You may just as well want to push it to a different branch (or even a
different repository).


Andreas Schwab,
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