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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...

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Regards,
Christoph