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authorNicolas Pitre <nico@cam.org>2006-12-22 20:06:54 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2006-12-23 07:18:36 (GMT)
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checkout: make the message about the need for a new branch a bit clearer
Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@cam.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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1 files changed, 5 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/git-checkout.sh b/git-checkout.sh
index 4192a99..92ec069 100755
--- a/git-checkout.sh
+++ b/git-checkout.sh
@@ -146,8 +146,11 @@ fi
[ -z "$branch$newbranch" ] &&
[ "$new" != "$old" ] &&
- die "git checkout: to checkout the requested commit you need to specify
- a name for a new branch which is created and switched to"
+ die "git checkout: provided reference cannot be checked out directly
+
+ You need -b to associate a new branch with the wanted checkout. Example:
+ git checkout -b <new_branch_name> $arg
+"
if [ "X$old" = X ]
then