WordPress, GIT, Renamed Plugin Dir + files – oops!

This post might not belong here, but I didn’t see anything covering this topic when I searched, so here goes…

I’ve been working on a custom plugin, and I’m getting close to being finished with it. I’ve been keeping a repo on Github to track my changes. I don’t know what I did, but somehow I managed to cause my code to stop working in my local repo. I tried git reset --hard HEAD~1 (as I didn’t make note of the commit hash prior). That didn’t help because i am somehow misplacing the commit that WAS working.

This isn’t the first time i’ve messed up using Github. I want to say “what is the point, if your code gets messed up!” (calm down, Geoffrey!).

I know I can DIFF at Github, but how would I go about that if, E.g. I changed the directory name of a plugin? and need to see code from files in directories with different names, from different commits?

  • This topic was modified 41 minutes ago by Jan Dembowski. Reason: Moved to Fixing WordPress, this is not an Developing with WordPress topic


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