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What is the process for reversing the latest local commits in Git?

asked 2023-03-01 11:00:00 +0000

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answered 2023-03-11 12:00:00 +0000

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To reverse the latest local commits in Git, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal window and navigate to the repository where you want to reverse the latest local commits.
  2. Enter the command "git log" to see the history of commits in the repository.
  3. Note the hash value of the commit that you want to reverse. This value is a long string of hexadecimal characters that uniquely identifies the commit.
  4. Enter the command "git reset HEAD~" followed by the number of commits you want to reverse. For example, if you want to reverse the last two commits, enter "git reset HEAD~2".
  5. Enter the command "git checkout ." to discard the changes made in the reversed commits.
  6. Finally, enter the command "git push --force" to push the changes to the remote repository.

Note: Reversing local commits should be done carefully as it can lead to data loss. Always make sure to backup your changes before performing any Git command that can modify the repository history.

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