Re: Checkout file without changing index?
- Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:46:31 +0900
- From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Checkout file without changing index?
Piotr Krukowiecki <piotr.krukowiecki@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> I was familiar with "git checkout revision -- file".
> But it updates both working tree and index. I had some changes in
> index (staged) and "git checkout HEAD -- file" silently overwritten
> it. Well, probably my mistake, it's documented.
We'd invite you to live on the leading edge and try
$ git restore --source=<revision> <pathspec>
which by default checks things out only to the working tree, but not
to the index (you say --staged if you want to restore to the index,
and you say --worktree if you want to restore to the working tree,
or you can say both, which would be the same as "git checkout").
I think the new command is now on the 'pu' branch, but in a few
weeks hopefully it will appear on the 'next' branch.