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From: Mark Florian <>
Subject: `@` alias for `HEAD` not working in `git push -u origin @`
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:06:08 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)


I learned today that `@` is a shortcut for `HEAD`. From `git help reivisions`:

    @ alone is a shortcut for HEAD.

However, when I tried to use it in a command I frequently use, I got an error:

    $ git push -u origin @
    fatal: invalid refspec '@'

I'm running git version 2.22.0 on Linux.

Is this a bug, or have I misunderstood how this is supposed to work?


             reply	other threads:[~2019-07-10  5:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-10  5:06 Mark Florian [this message]
2019-07-10 23:39 ` brian m. carlson
2019-07-11  9:46   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-11 14:48     ` brian m. carlson
2019-07-12 10:29       ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-31  5:58   ` Jeff King
2019-07-31 16:10     ` Junio C Hamano

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