Re: quick git question

From: Michael Butler <>
Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2023 13:46:52 UTC
On 9/30/23 09:38, Robert Huff wrote:
> Hello:
> 	On a system running:
> FreeBSD 14.0-CURRENT #0 main-f0a15aafcb
> Mon Oct 31 08:19:54 EDT 2022
> amd64
> 	I upgrade ports daily using portmaster and a fully populated ports
> tree, which is updated nightly using "git pull --ff-only".
> 	About a week ago, Something Happened(tm) and the contents of
> www/chromium got mangled to the point they had to completely scrubbed.
> (The directory and permissions are still intact.)
> 	I want to:
> 	a) re-pull just the contents of that directory.
> 	b) deal with the (git) bookkeeping so I can go back to using the
> usual update procedure.
> 	What is the correct set of commands to do this?
> 	(Obviously, not a git guru - I mostly cut-and-pasted stuff from
> the Handbook and went on to other matters.)

cd /usr/ports/www/chromium
rm -rf *
git restore .

  .. will likely get you back to consistency.

You may also wish to check the output of ..

cd /usr/ports
git status
git diff

  .. for any wider scale issues,