version-control - git is a centralized version control system - How do I force “git pull” to overwrite local files?
git overwrite local file / git / overwrite / git-pull / git-fetch
How do I force an overwrite of local files on a
First of all, try the standard way:
git reset HEAD --hard # To remove all not committed changes! git clean -fd # To remove all untracked (non-git) files and folders!
If above won't help and you don't care about your untracked files/directories (make the backup first just in case), try the following simple steps:
cd your_git_repo # where 'your_git_repo' is your git repository folder rm -rfv * # WARNING: only run inside your git repository! git pull # pull the sources again