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Re: Weirdness with git change detection




Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Peter Eckersley <peter.eckersley@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
>> I have a local git repo that's in some weird state where changes
>> appear to be detected by "git diff" and prevent operations like "git
>> checkout" from switching branches, but those changes are not removed
>> by a "git reset --hard" or "git stash".
>>
>> Here's an example of the behaviour, with "git reset --hard" failing to
>> clear a diff in the index:
>>
>> https://paste.debian.net/975811/
>>
>> Happy to collect additional debugging information if it's useful.
>
> Do you have any funny clean-smudge pair that do not round-trip?

Ah, nevermind.  Peff's analysis looks correct.  Thanks for a report
to provoke a good discussion.