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From: Andreas Schwab <>
To: Jeffrey Walton <>
Cc: Git List <>
Subject: Re: Why won't git checkout a branch?
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:50:43 +0200
Message-ID: <87tuyrd0ng.fsf@igel.home> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Jeffrey Walton's message of "Wed, 1 Jul 2020 04:41:50 -0400")

On Jul 01 2020, Jeffrey Walton wrote:

> $ git checkout m4

Try a newer git version:

$ git checkout m4
fatal: 'm4' could be both a local file and a tracking branch.
Please use -- (and optionally --no-guess) to disambiguate


Andreas Schwab,
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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-01  8:41 Jeffrey Walton
2020-07-01  9:50 ` Andreas Schwab [this message]
2020-07-01 10:09   ` Jeffrey Walton
2020-07-01 10:20     ` Andreas Schwab
2020-07-01 10:45       ` Jeffrey Walton
2020-07-01 15:13     ` Chris Torek

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