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On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 9:54 PM, Jeff King <> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 08, 2012 at 11:25:02AM +0400, Andrey Pavlenko wrote:
>> I'm developing a remote helper which uses the fast-import stream for
>> fetching. When I perform cloning git prints error message - "fatal:
>> 'refs/heads/master' - not a valid ref", however the clonning completes
>> normally. Each my fast-import commit command starts with "commit
>> refs/heads/master" header.
>> What does this error message mean and how can I fix it?
> What version of git are you using? The only command which produces that
> exact message is "git show-ref", and it is not called by current
> versions of the cloning process (but it used to be in old versions).
> -Peff
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