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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 4e23cd0 4/5: * mail/rmail.el (rmail-show-messag

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 4e23cd0 4/5: * mail/rmail.el (rmail-show-message-1): When displaying a mime message,
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:31:07 +0300

> Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:16:35 +0000
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>   Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden>
> From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> To take an example, I was stuck a couple of months back having made
> changes in my working directory and needing to revert them (from the
> repository).  In many (?most) VCSs this operation is called "revert".
> Not in git.  In git, you have to use "git checkout" in a particular
> fashion.  Supposing one doesn't know that the command is called
> "checkout", how does one find out?  How would you find this out?

The only way I found to be efficient is Google.  In this case, try
something like "git how to revert changes in a file".  You normally
get good hits right away.

Nothing else works, unless I already know enough about it to know
which man page(s) to summon.

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