Re: git-pull-script on my linus tree fails..

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 13:19:56 EST

Linus Torvalds wrote:
No, you don't understand. The git-checkout-script already takes a parameter to indicate _what_ to check out. It just defaults to head.

So you'd do

git-checkout-script branch && switch branch

and you'd be done.

ah, ok.

Anyway, I liked the branch semantics for "git checkout" so much that I just made it do that by default. In other words, if you do
These seem like sane and useful semantics, and your "switch" script should really fall out as "git checkout -f".

If git-checkout-script switches the .git/HEAD symlink properly, rather than updating the symlink target's contents, then my git-switch-tree script can just go away :)



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