I'm not sure if the character '#' might be the problem here.
Also you can check project git flow:
we're using it every day in my work team and it works great.
W dniu wtorek, 3 lipca 2012 13:32:41 UTC+2 użytkownik Kersten Broich
> I am having trouble understanding the concept of git local and remote
> versioning. For example I have a iPhone app in a local git rep. Initally
> this was my master branch.
> I then checked out a new branch git checkout -b "update-2.0.1".
> Then I set git push origin update-2.0.1 to ensure that I have a seperate
> branch for developing this app update and when done merge it back into my
> master branch. Fine!
> Now that I am on my update-branch I want to create branches for every
> issue ID. So I say git checkout -b "#3178" - when I now try to push this
> new issue-branch in my remote repository git says "Everything-up-to-date".
> I don't see why it is not possible to push this issue branch to the remote
> git remote -b returns
> I would love to see a third branch
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