On 17 December 2012 16:30, Tomas Carnecky <tomas.carne...@gmail.com> wrote: > 'git checkout foo' has special meaning if a local branch with that name > doesn't exist but there is a remote branch with that name. In that case it's > equivalent to: git checkout -t -b foo origin/foo. Because that's what people > usually want.
This is true, but I don't think it is documented. Does anyone know if this is documented anywhere in particular? The git checkout man pages seem to not mention it, and the git branch page doesn't seem to mention it either, but perhaps I am just missing it? In any case, might be useful to make this behaviour more clear. Regards, Andrew Ardill -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html