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Smarter force-pushing in Git

Git’s push --force is destructive because it unconditionally overwrites the remote repository with the local content, possibly overwriting any changes that a team member has pushed in the meantime.

There is a better way; the option –-force-with-lease can help when you do need to do a forced push but still ensure you don’t overwrite other’s work.

More information: Atlassian Developer article.