|From:||Linus Torvalds <torvalds-AT-osdl.org>|
|To:||Junio C Hamano <junkio-AT-cox.net>, Git Mailing List <git-AT-vger.kernel.org>|
|Subject:||Remove total confusion from "git checkout"|
|Date:||Mon, 19 Sep 2005 10:11:18 -0700 (PDT)|
The target to check out does not need to be a branch. The _result_ of the checkout needs to be a branch. Don't confuse the two, and then insult the user. Insulting is ok, but I personally get really pissed off is a tool is both confused and insulting. At least be _correct_ and insulting. Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org> --- diff --git a/git-checkout.sh b/git-checkout.sh --- a/git-checkout.sh +++ b/git-checkout.sh @@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ while [ "$#" != "0" ]; do ;; *) rev=$(git-rev-parse --verify "$arg^0" 2>/dev/null) || - die "hey dummy, branch '$arg' doesn't exist." + die "I don't know any '$arg'." if [ -z "$rev" ]; then echo "unknown flag $arg" exit 1
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