On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 3:44 PM, Philip Oakley <philipoak...@iee.org> wrote:
> If both cases of checking out a path you are expected to provide a
> <tree-ish>, not a <branch>. The git glossary says that a tree-ish is a
> commit, tree, or tag - nothing about a branch.
A branch name is perfectly suitable to use as a <treeish>. A branch is
really just in effect a variable pointer to a commit.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/65739673/12/The-Treeish#outer_page_41 et. seq.
(see page 42)
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