How do I move the past n commits to main, into a separate branch, with git?
say that i've been working in master, and i've just realized that maybe my last few commits (say, 15 of them) probably belong on a branch.
how do i create a branch, containing all of the commits from a given past commit to the current head in master?
Nowadays, I see a lot of commits from Linux Torvalds and/or Gitster that look like so: Merge branch 'maint' of git://github.com/git-l10n/git-po into maint … * 'maint' of git://github.com/git-l10n/git-
I have got two branches (master and secondary) at most recent commit. I need the older commit ed state ( 2 unit backward) and so want my secondary branch to move back two commits. How do I do it?
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