Yann Dirson <dir...@bertin.fr> writes:
> As the examples in git-subtree.txt show, the synopsis in the same file should
> surely get a patch along the lines of:
> -'git subtree' add -P <prefix> <commit>
> +'git subtree' add -P <prefix> <repository> <commit>
> Failure to specify the repository (by just specifying a local commit) fails
> the cryptic:
> warning: read-tree: emptying the index with no arguments is deprecated; use
> fatal: just how do you expect me to merge 0 trees?
Specifying a local branch works fine, though, as does a raw commit
hash. What do you mean by "local commit?"
I have updated the documentation and will submit it tonight or tomorrow.
Any invalid refspec should be caught early and a more useful message
will be displayed.
> Furthermore, the doc paragraph for add, aside from mentionning <repository>,
> mentions a <refspec> which the synopsis does not show either.
> As a sidenote it someone wants to do some maintainance, using "." as
> repository when
> the branch to subtree-add is already locally available does not work well
> (fails with "could not find ref myremote/myhead").
Seems to work for me. Can you give me the command you're using when you
see the problem?
Thanks for the report!
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