How to revert a Git repository to a previous commit
In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to undo the git repository to a previous commit.
Reverting git to a previous commit (locally)
If your commit is not pushed to a remote git repository and you are trying to revert it to a previous commit follow the below steps.
Inside the command line navigate to a repository, you want to undo it back to a previous commit.
git revertcommand followed by the
git revert HEAD
This above command will create a new commit based on the previous commit, it doesn’t change any previous commit history.
Headis referencing to a last commit in the current branch
Reverting git to a previous commit (remotely)
If your commit is pushed to a remote git repository and you are trying to revert it to a previous commit.
Follow the above two steps
Now, push your repository to remote by running the
git pushcommand followed by the
git push -f