How to view a file at a specific commit in git?

How to view a file at a specific commit/revision in git?

You can use git show to view a file’s content at a specific commit in git: http://www.pkill.info/linux/man/1-git-show/

$ git show REVISION:/path/to/file

You can also save a copy by

$ git show REVISION:/path/to/file >file.copy
Answered by Eric Z Ma.

Eric Z Ma

Eric is a father and systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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