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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Name

revert

Synopsis

git revert [-n] commit

Create a new commit that reverses the effect of commit.

Options

-n, --no-commit
-s, --signoff

Examples

To undo the most recent commit:

$ git revert HEAD
[master ae3f932] Revert "Say hello."
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 50 deletions(-)

To undo commit ae3f932, even if it is not the most recent commit:

$ git revert ae3f932
[master ae3f932] Revert "Say hello."
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 50 deletions(-)

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