On Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:41:58 -0700 (PDT)
Pierre-Fran├žois CLEMENT <lik...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > Could we improve the error message for `git checkout -t`? Sometimes
> > I forget to type the remote name. Something like:
> >
> > "Missing remote or branch name; try -b"
> That said, here's the error I get
> when running *git-checkout -t* with no arguments using git v2.1.0 in
> case you have a different, more obscure one (due to an older version
> of git for instance):
> $ git checkout -t
> fatal: --track needs a branch name

Same here with Git 1.9.1.

I beleive it's [1]; precisely this bit:

> * js/checkout-dwim-local (Sat Aug 9 16:00:12 2008 +0200) 1 commit
> + checkout --track: make up a sensible branch name if '-b' was
>   omitted

I'm lazy to search which first released version of Git this change ended
up but I'm sure it's already in.

1. http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/92596

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