89.34 Git Revert Commits
Suppose you have pushed a few commits to the remote repository (origin), and then realise these should really be in a new branch for development before they get committed to main.
Begin by taking a local copy of the commits. Then revert the remote repository to the commit you want to retain, which in our example means removing the latest 8 commits. Then push that back to the remote repository (origin):
git switch main git reset --hard main~8 git push origin main --force-with-lease
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