Re: Why is there no force pull?
- Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2018 22:25:53 +0200
- From: Christoph Böhmwalder <christoph@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Why is there no force pull?
On Sat, Jun 09, 2018 at 01:04:30PM -0700, Elijah Newren wrote:
> Upon reading the subject and before reading the body, I assumed you
> were going to ask for a 'git pull --force' that would throw away
> *uncommitted* changes (i.e. do a 'git reset --hard HEAD' before the
> rest of the pull). But then you asked for both uncommitted and
> committed changes to be thrown away. That difference isn't something
> you have to consider with a push.
> That might be a reason such an option would be confusing, or it might
> just be a warning to document the option carefully. Anyway, thought
> I'd mention it.
Interesting, I hadn't taken that first scenario into consideration at
all. So I guess two very aptly named flags would be necessary to
implement this kind of feature...