Rewrite History with Git


  • rebase
  • git commit --amend


git reset -- <file>

rage unstage to wipte out history of staged commit

git reset --hard <file>

Undo file

  • rage quit

  • git reset HEAD~n

    • removes modifications
    • keeps hitsory of changes and undoes them
  • git checkout HEAD~n --

    • keeps modifications

    • removes history

    • --SOFT

    • --HARD

    • --Mixed

undo n commits back

locally before push

git reset HEAD~n

after push

git revert HEAD~n

update .gitignore

after push

git rm -r --cached .
git commit -am "Updated .gitignore"

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