On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:49 AM, Matthieu Moy
<matthieu....@grenoble-inp.fr> wrote:
> Philippe Vaucher <philippe.vauc...@gmail.com> writes:
>> Optional: a new mode would be introduced for consistency:
>> --worktree (or maybe --tree): only updates the worktree but not the index
> That would be an alias for "git checkout <rev> -- path", right?

Not quite, in two ways, I think. First, it _would_ update the index,
wouldn't it? Second, "git checkout <rev> -- path" doesn't delete files
that are deleted in <rev> as compared to head.

I'm considering implementing support for an operation that would do
what I expected "git checkout <rev> -- <path>" and "git reset --hard
<rev> -- <path>" to do. I'm currently planning for it to be exactly
"git reset --hard <rev> -- <path>" (which is currently simply not
allowed), but perhaps it would be more natural as an option to
checkout (--also-deleted or something)?
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