When <paths> are given, this command does *not* switch
branches. It updates the named paths in the working tree from
-the index file (i.e. it runs `git-checkout-index -f -u`), or a
-this case, `-f` and `-b` options are meaningless and giving
+the index file (i.e. it runs `git-checkout-index -f -u`), or
+this case, the `-f` and `-b` options are meaningless and giving
either of them results in an error. <tree-ish> argument can be
used to specify a specific tree-ish (i.e. commit, tag or tree)
to update the index for the given paths before updating the
Quiet, supress feedback messages.
- Force a re-read of everything.
+ Proceed even if the index or the working tree differs
+ from HEAD. This is used to throw away local changes.
Create a new branch named <new_branch> and start it at