Reverting part of a commit with git
I want to revert a particular commit in git. Unfortunately, our organization still uses CVS as a standard, so when I commit back to CVS multiple git commits are rolled into one. In this case I would love to single out the original git commit, but that is impossible.
Is there an approach similar to
git add --patch that would allow me to selectively edit diffs to decide which parts of a commit to revert?
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Does have a commit int the git history same hash after geting into the same state? For example after revert? It is possible that there are more commits for one hash? Let us suppose history commit numb
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My git repo's history looked like: * (topic2) commit_11 * (topic1) commit_10 * commit_9 * commit_8 * (HEAD, master) commit_7 * commit_6 * commit_5 * commit_4 <- I wanted to edit this commit. * comm
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