Git: Revert to previous commit status
I'm confused. I want to go back to a previous commit that I identified in "git log".
But when I do "git checkout ", I don't get said commit. Nothing changes. It tells me I'm in detached HEAD mode, but the files I want are not there.
What the eff am I doing wrong?
In my repository I got 2 branch when using git-svn $ git branch -a * master remotes/git-svn Now I can see the diff with $ git diff --name-status remotes/git-svn M global/library/Exception.php How c
Can you undo a past commit/merge made into a git respository via a git command, or do you have to manually undo all the changes made in that commit? e.g. A commit just changes some text on a page. The
I'm in the process of getting acquainted with GIT, just by ditching svn and continuing with GIT. Now I've made my hands dirty: I created a branch and changed a bunch of files with an emacs macro, and
I would like to check commit message before git commit. I use pre-commit hook to do that, but couldn't find the way to get commit message in .git/pre-commit script. How could I get it?
To revert a particular folder in SVN to its previous state I currently use the following: svn rm folder svn commit -m 'removed folder to revert to previous version' svn co http://pathto/repo/folder@26
In git I already ran git add -u && git commit -a --amend to my working changes. I did not push the new commit to origin. I now found some previous git revision broke the build. I want to keep
git revert <commit_hash> alone won't work. '-m' must be specified, and I'm pretty confused about it. Anyone experienced this before?
I use Git with SourceTree (from Atlassian). I can revert a commit, but this makes a commit with an auto description: Revert... I want to revert a commit while entering my own description.
I've found instructions on how to revert a single file in a git repository to an earlier version, but am curious if anyone knows of a way to do this through the git extensions for visual studio? This
Is it possible to do a git merge, but without a commit? man git merge says this: With --no-commit perform the merge but pretend the merge failed and do not autocommit, to give the user a chance to
OK, so I'm getting an error sometimes when I try to revert a commit (with Git). All that I do is git revert <commit hash> and it gives me this message: error: could not revert <commit hash>
I don't know what to do, always I do a git commit with XCode, it work but the status of the file is aways 'A' (new file). If I do the commit from an outside program, it work but don't change the 'A' s
My current branches look like: D / H--A--B--C I was trying to work out how to produce a new git branch which would make the new git repo to looks something like: D / H--A--B--C \ C Is this possib
I know how to revert to older commits in a Git branch, but how do I revert back to a branch's state dictated by a tag? I envision something like this: git revert -bytag Version 1.0 Revision 1.5 Is
I've downloaded an open source code from Git repository. Now I want to revert to a previous version. How can I do that? There is a command like: git revert , but I don't know the hash of a version, s
I just want to see the files that were committed in the last commit exactly as I saw the list when I did git commit. Unfortunately searching for git last commit log in Google gets me nowhere. And
I've been following a tutorial on Git and I'm a bit confused about a few specific issues. The main reason I need to use version control right now is simply to access previous versions of my project if
I think I've messed up here. I made a few changes to my code from a last commit adding new functionalities and realized that some other piece of code was now acting strangely. I decided to Roll back t
We recently changed the location of a repository, and we discovered a months-old commit is missing from the files. The old server we had the Git on is down, so there is no chance of recovering the com
Is -a in git commit -a equivalent to git add . -A? Assuming i have the following aliases: 12 alias gita='git add . -A' 13 alias gits='clear; git status' 14 alias gitlog='git log --pretty=oneline --ab
This question already has an answer here: Edit the root commit in Git? 5 answers Change first commit of project with Git? [duplicate] 4 answers I want to split the first commit in my git re
this is how I understand submodules: Independent repositories with states (commit-id's) that are recorded in a main repository to be able to revert the entire state at a particular point in time. But
I read that I can use git revert to undo a cherry-pick. I tried to cherry-pick a commit from the master branch on a project, but not I realize I don't want to do it. Unfortunately for me, I've already
I am trying to get a _.sql files from previous commits I tried git show <commit> > exporthere.sql but it doesn't give me original sql files but with all the characters that I don't need. I
I would like to roll back a Git repository to a previous commit. I have committed many times (30?) since the [PREVIOUS COMMIT]. I do NOT want to retain the history or changes of these later commits
So i've got a develop branch with a commit that I want to revert. So I type in git revert <commit-hash> But when it runs it says: $ git revert 165702b305 On branch develop nothing to commit, wor
I'm trying to write git pre-commit hook script, it should write date of commit at the begining of modified files. My problem is that i can't add modified files to previous commit. When i trying invoke
What is the right way? git add foo.js git commit foo.js -m commit git pull git push Or git pull git add foo.js git commit foo.js -m commit git push Or git add foo.js git pull git commit foo.js -
I'm trying to commit some git changes but when I run: git commit -a it returns gvim -f: gvim: command not found error: There was a problem with the editor 'gvim -f'. Please supply the message using e
How do I revert from my current state to a snapshot made on a certain commit? If I do git log, I get the following output: $ git log commit a867b4af366350be2e7c21b8de9cc6504678a61b` Author: Me <me
i'm using git to manage my project, but i'm not much experienced in this kind of programs, so often i use them improperly(eg: i commit many (unrelated) changes in only one commit). I'm trying to using
I am learning git. I have the following scenario: 1) A file named test.txt the initial contents of the file : one line I commit the file with this content. 2) I add a new line to the file The content
Other than parsing git log for the date string, is there a Git native way to report the date of a certain commit?
We have Windows Azure to synchronize our code from Visual Studio. We are building an ASP.NET MVC 4 website. A member of the team, made a few mistakes at the last commit, and we want to delete that com
Which command do i use to revert the changes made by the last commit? The commit was already pushed to the remote server.
Is there any way of online editing the commit message in GitHub.com, after submission? From the command line, one can do git commit --amend -m New commit message as correctly suggested in another q
I want to do a revert of a commit, but only for some files. (Not a checkout; a revert. If you are unfamiliar with the difference, keep reading.) I tried this git revert --no-commit abcdef123456 -- my/
Does git have any official syntax that can be inserted into commit messages to reference previous changesets? E.g.: Oops. Adding files accidentally missed out from #7557bd82e2d0c7335319392b4bcb178ce0b
While trying to revert a commit I made to my repository of my .emacs.d folder I get the following message: haziz@haziz> git revert 7fe3f error: could not revert 7fe3f0b... .emacs.d contents from ub
Does anyone have a git commit hook I can use that will ensure a JIRA issue number appears in the checkin message? I've got no experience driving JIRA from a git commit hook so any help would be apprec
When I open my project which has a git repo, Xcode continually displays Checking source control status at the top of the window. My git repo is working find and I am able to commit changes to it usi
When I do a git commit on the command line, the associated editor pops up with a template that enables me to type in the commit message. This is all well and good. However, I wonder if it's possible t
Suppose you have: A-B-C Now your build/test fails. The fix should be merged in A. My current work-flow is like this: $ git commit -m fixA A-B-C-fixA $ git rebase -i A~1 And squash fixA in A, resul
I have committed all changes and pushed to GitHub right after that, but the source viewer on GitHub is only showing the source from three hours ago. $ git status # On branch master nothing to commit,
I've been using the pre-commit hooks in git to check for problems when I or someone else commits to a project at work. I can exit with a non-zero status to indicate that the commit has serious problem
I just commited my working tree, added to index first, with $git commit -m 'test' I saved the stdout-put from this to a file and I see at the top of it that it says # On branch master # Changed but
git log --grep=searchstring appears to only search the first line of every commit message. How do I search the entire commit message?
Say I have a git repository that looks like this: A -> B -> C -> D -> HEAD I want the head of the branch to point to A, i.e. I want B, C, D, and HEAD to disappear and I want head to be sy
Is there any git command to fetch an intermediate commit, just like 'svn co -r xxx' works? Thanks!
I've done the process described at this link http://toroid.org/ams/git-website-howto It works like a charm, but now I have to revert, temporarily, the remote repository (and the checkout) to a previou