On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Andreas Ericsson <a...@op5.se> wrote:
> On 01/09/2013 04:46 PM, Alexander Gallego wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Here is a pastebin where I've reproduced the steps on a clean git repo.
>> http://pastebin.com/0vQZEat0
>> Brief description of the problem:
>> 1.Basically one creates a local branch call it 'imp_fix' (branch off
>> master --> this doesn't matter)
>> 2.One does work, commit, etc
>> 3.One rebases imp_fix with master via: (inside imp_fix) git rebase master
>> 4.One checks out master via: git checkout master
>> 5.One merges an incorrect name "imp_Fix" (notice the capital F)
>> 6.The expected output is that git would say, silly you --> that branch
>> does not exist.
>> 7. Instead it merges (what I think is incorrectly) imp_fix.
>> Kindly let me know if I can provide more details.
> Are you using Mac OSX?


> Are you using the HFS+ filesystem shipped with it?

Likely. I have not touched the fs settings.

> Did you use the filesystem's default settings rather than reinstall your
> system with sensible settings?

Yup. I use whatever was shipped with it.

> If you said "yes" to all of the above, this is a filesystem "feature",
> courtesy of (cr)Apple, and you're screwed.
> You can work around it by running "git pack-refs" every time you create
> a branch or a tag though.

Thanks for the tips. I'll be sure to use this.

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