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authorShawn Pearce <spearce@spearce.org>2006-05-21 01:54:46 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2006-05-21 09:05:41 (GMT)
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Reference git-check-ref-format in git-branch.
Its nice to have git-check-ref-format actually get mentioned in git-branch's documentation as the syntax of a ref name must conform to what is described in git-check-ref-format. Signed-off-by: Shawn O. Pearce <spearce@spearce.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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Force a re-read of everything.
-b::
- Create a new branch and start it at <branch>.
+ Create a new branch named <new_branch> and start it at
+ <branch>. The new branch name must pass all checks defined
+ by gitlink:git-check-ref-format[1]. Some of these checks
+ may restrict the characters allowed in a branch name.
-m::
If you have local modifications to one or more files that