Robert Irelan <> writes:

> Now, when I run 'git add admin_script/setup' to add the new directory to
> the repo and then try to commit, I receive the following message:
>     $ git commit
>     mv: cannot stat `admin_scripts/setup/2012/setup': No such file or 
> directory
> The error message is correct in that `admin_scripts/setup/2012/setup`
> does not exist, either as a file or as a directory. However, I'm not
> attempting to add this path at all. Using grep, I've confirmed that the
> only place this path appears in any of my files is in `.git/index`.

To me that sounds like the message comes from a commit hook.  Can you
check if you have anything in .git/hooks/, especially pre-commit?

There really isn't any other good reason why 'git commit' would call
'mv' (plain mv, not git!).

Thomas Rast
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