i thought this would be the cause and none of my commit
has one/tgt tracked, i confirmed it by running 'git log'
which doesn't list 'one/tgt' as a committed file. so i'm
sure i haven't committed that file.

On Monday, August 26, 2013 8:15:33 PM UTC+5:30, Gergely Polonkai wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> a commit you are applying has one/tgt tracked. As you have it untracked, 
> git refuses to overwrite it.
>
> Move one/tgt to one/tgt.backup, do the pull, and check which version do 
> you want to keep. Or, if you are sure you don't need that file of yours, 
> you can simply delete it, and do the pull afterwards.
>
> Best,
> Gergely
> On 26 Aug 2013 16:41, "dexter ietf" <dexte...@gmail.com <javascript:>> 
> wrote:
>
>> I get the following error when doing a 'git pull'
>> i haven't touched the file 'one/tgt' nor committed
>> anything related to it, while checking it i found
>> that 'one/tgt' is an untracked file. why am i getting
>> this error for an untracked file, why does git care
>> about an untracked file and how do i get around it.
>>
>> error: Entry 'one/tgt' would be overwritten by merge. Cannot merge.
>> fatal: merging of trees 4d147268c6e37117525b44272835e5a5c50091f5 and 
>> d90cf8aa21afc8d3847b792a2207ea9e3a9f96cf failed
>> Merge with strategy recursive failed.
>>
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