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Git delete last commit

Removing the last commit

To remove the last commit from git, you can simply run git reset --hard HEAD^ If you are removing multiple commits from the top, you can run git reset --hard HEAD~2 to remove the last two commits. You can increase the number to remove even more commits.

If you want to "uncommit" the commits, but keep the changes around for reworking, remove the "--hard": git reset HEAD^ which will evict the commits from the branch and from the index, but leave the working tree around.

If you want to save the commits on a new branch name, then run git branch newbranchname before doing the git reset.

ORIGINAL did fork but search didn't helped me

@jainamsutaria123
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it works, thanks :)

@The-Estonian
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Thanks a ton for that one!

@ahmeddarafat
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great!

@Schultzlm
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I will try it now, let's hope it still works.

@demo-inv-riyas
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How can I remove a specific commit by using SHA or message in between all of the commits?

@cutiko
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cutiko commented Nov 17, 2022

@demo-inv-riyas take a look at git rebase. The other idea would be

  1. Revert before the first commit to delete
  2. checkout to new branch
  3. cherry pick from the origin branch all the commits you need skipping the one you don't need

https://stackoverflow.com/a/39119678
https://stackoverflow.com/a/3933416

Good luck

@iam8uman
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iam8uman commented Dec 3, 2022

Thanks it workss!!!

@Bascule-RS
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Becarfull:
It destroyed my last work. I just wanted to uncommit the last commit to put it on another branch .. anyway.

@tindecken
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Thanks, it works !!

@eyupakbaba
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Huge thanks!

@jvineveld
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Whheew, I thought I had lost some big changes in a local project. I wanted to change the commit msg, but forgot how (git commit --amend)

This function removes all the changes too! If you do this and want your commit back, you can do the following:

git reflog <- This will show all the changes you made, including the commit hash of the commit you removed
git reset --hard COMMIT_HASH <- will restore your changes

Credits to: https://stackoverflow.com/a/21778

@mirshanv
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Thanks, it works

@lindsay824
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@unblocked games 76 Really? It doesn't work for me

@anton-x-t
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Thank you, it works!

@RaitonGG
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this deleted my code....

@PATELNAMRATA
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it's work thank you..

@xhxe
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xhxe commented Mar 31, 2024

this deleted my code....

what where you expecting lmao???

@RaitonGG
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this deleted my code....

what where you expecting lmao???

that it would delete the last commit? as in uncommit files? not revert them? lmao?

@anton-x-t
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this deleted my code....

what where you expecting lmao???

that it would delete the last commit? as in uncommit files? not revert them? lmao?

The command you were looking for was git reset HEAD^ but I think you used git reset --hard HEAD^ so the uncommitted files were removed.

@RaitonGG
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RaitonGG commented Apr 2, 2024

this deleted my code....

what where you expecting lmao???

that it would delete the last commit? as in uncommit files? not revert them? lmao?

The command you were looking for was git reset HEAD^ but I think you used git reset --hard HEAD^ so the uncommitted files were removed.

thank you good sire

@abdolmaleamir
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mine says (more?) what should i do

@anton-x-t
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mine says (more?) what should i do

A quick google on git reset more showed me the answer. Google is your friend @abdolmaleamir .

You should probably do git reset HEAD~1.

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Solution credit: thank you Adam Dymitruk

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Thank you, it works!

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