Commit ce8936c3 authored by Matthieu Moy's avatar Matthieu Moy Committed by Junio C Hamano

git-checkout.txt: fix incorrect statement about HEAD and index

The command "git checkout" checks out from the index by default, not
HEAD (the introducing comment were correct, but the detailled
explanation added below were not).
Signed-off-by: default avatarMatthieu Moy <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <[email protected]>
parent 4f6a32f8
......@@ -145,8 +145,8 @@ $ git checkout hello.c <3>
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+
<1> switch branch
<2> take out a file out of other commit
<3> restore hello.c from HEAD of current branch
<2> take a file out of another commit
<3> restore hello.c from the index
+
If you have an unfortunate branch that is named `hello.c`, this
step would be confused as an instruction to switch to that branch.
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