Re: git alias for "status" not working
- Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:24:03 -0400
- From: cyg Simple <cygsimple@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: git alias for "status" not working
On 3/27/2017 8:23 AM, Eliot Moss wrote:
> On 3/27/2017 8:17 AM, David Dombrowsky wrote:
>> I'm not sure how to debug this one. I have a ~/.gitconfig that sets up
>> an alias for "git status" using the simple rule:
>> st = status
>> Yet, something is failing when I run it from the command line:
>> $ git st
>> [nothing happens]
>> $ git status
>> On branch 3.3-dev-davidd
>> Your branch is ahead of 'origin/3.3-dev-davidd' by 2 commits.
>> [... etc ...]
>> Any ideas?
> st is also a prefix of "stash". Maybe it does not like aliases
> that are prefixes of other commands?
Also check the line endings of the config file. Make sure they are UNIX
line endings instead of Windows.
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