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authorPieter de Bie <pdebie@ai.rug.nl>2008-02-16 16:48:46 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2008-02-16 18:57:05 (GMT)
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Documentation/git-reset: Add an example of resetting selected paths
Signed-off-by: Pieter de Bie <pdebie@ai.rug.nl> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -176,6 +176,23 @@ $ git reset <3>
committed as 'snapshot WIP'. This updates the index to show your
WIP files as uncommitted.
+Reset a single file in the index::
++
+Suppose you have added a file to your index, but later decide you do not
+want to add it to your commit. You can remove the file from the index
+while keeping your changes with git reset.
++
+------------
+$ git reset -- frotz.c <1>
+$ git commit -m "Commit files in index" <2>
+$ git add frotz.c <3>
+------------
++
+<1> This removes the file from the index while keeping it in the working
+ directory.
+<2> This commits all other changes in the index.
+<3> Adds the file to the index again.
+
Author
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Written by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> and Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>