Git and Subsets of Files

Olaf TNSB still.another.person at
Wed Sep 25 06:35:49 CEST 2013

Couldn't you keep it really simple, create a sub-directory, "anthology",
and use symbolic links to the files?

On 25/09/2013 1:49 PM, "Dylan Kinnett" <dylan at> wrote:

> Would it be better, then, to create a fork, instead of a branch? (I don't
> understand forks just yet.) In my situation here, I wouldn't want to treat
> the non-edited files as deleted although I would want to move the changes
> back to the master version, but also I also wouldn't want the sub-set to
> contain all of the files.
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