Move The Latest Commit To A New Branch
I sometimes find myself making a commit against the
master branch that I
intended to make on a new branch. To get this commit on a new branch, one
possible approach is to do a reset, checkout a new branch, and then
re-commit it. There is a better way.
$ git checkout -b my-new-branch $ git checkout - $ git reset --hard HEAD~
This makes better use of branches and avoids the need to redo a commit that has already been made.
Note: The example was against the
master branch, but can work for any