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authorAmos Waterland <>2005-08-29 04:05:36 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2005-08-29 04:34:28 (GMT)
commit928f74de22536129b696218073a3940ae4ab1199 (patch)
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[PATCH] tutorial note about git branch
Explain that an asterisk will be displayed in front of the current branch when you run `git branch' to see which are available. Signed-off-by: Amos Waterland <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -671,6 +671,7 @@ you have, you can say
git branch
which is nothing more than a simple script around "ls .git/refs/heads".
+There will be asterisk in front of the branch you are currently on.
Sometimes you may wish to create a new branch _without_ actually
checking it out and switching to it. If so, just use the command