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Re: Produce contents of index with existing directory as cache




git reset --hard ?

On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 9:11 AM, Florian Weimer <fweimer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Is there a variant of “git checkout-index” which will produce the
> existing index contents, like “git checkout-index” would do with an
> empty directory, but can reuse an existing directory tree, to avoid
> writing all files from scratch?
>
> I'm writing some analysis scripts which need to change a checked-out
> working tree.  Right now I'm throwing away the tree after making the
> changes and create the next tree (which is expected to be quite similar
> in contents) from scratch, starting with an empty directory.  This is
> quite slow.
>
> Thanks,
> Florian



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