Reverting part of a commit with git
I want to revert a particular commit in git. Unfortunately, our organization still uses CVS as a standard, so when I commit back to CVS multiple git commits are rolled into one. In this case I would love to single out the original git commit, but that is impossible.
Is there an approach similar to
git add --patch that would allow me to selectively edit diffs to decide which parts of a commit to revert?
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