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authorJunio C Hamano <>2010-03-09 01:51:16 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-03-09 02:16:05 (GMT)
commiteaf436c09c09a28804697c89f3ff9a7e1ad2361c (patch)
tree1beb41b9906d157b393df0f77aa71a62792f3d17 /Documentation/git-reset.txt
parent812d2a3d61b1bbb1931aff2ed6d2a17e939f5bf2 (diff)
Documentation: improve description of "git reset --keep"
Signed-off-by: Christian Couder <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -53,9 +53,12 @@ OPTIONS
and the current commit in the working tree.
- Resets the index to match the tree recorded by the named commit,
- but keep changes in the working tree. Aborts if the reset would
- change files that are already modified in the working tree.
+ Reset the index to the given commit, keeping local changes in
+ the working tree since the current commit, while updating
+ working tree files without local changes to what appears in
+ the given commit. If a file that is different between the
+ current commit and the given commit has local changes, reset
+ is aborted.