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

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

asked Jul 22, 2014 by Eric Z Ma (44,280 points)

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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 Jul 22, 2014 by Eric Z Ma (44,280 points)

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