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Discussion on: How to remove a sensitive file from your commit history on GitHub

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Paul Reicherzer • Edited

What will happen if your project ist no one-maintainer-code and some buddy already has this change checked out.
Will he get troubles if he pulls the current changes?

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Sophia Enakpoya Author

Not at all. Once they pull in the current changes, they have to rebase and not merge any branches created off of the old history. Cos a merge could potentially reintroduce the history you just filtered out