Re: How do I delete a remote branch with a period in the name?

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On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 12:14 AM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "jonsmirl@xxxxxxxxx" <jonsmirl@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
>> jonsmirl@smirl2:/home/apps/florida/lpc31xx$ git push origin :fl.stg
>> error: unable to push to unqualified destination: fl.stg
>> The destination refspec neither matches an existing ref on the remote nor
>> begins with refs/, and we are unable to guess a prefix based on the source ref.
>
> The message seems to be saying that fl.stg is not specific enough
> perhaps?  What does "git ls-remote origin | grep fl.stg" say?  If it
> says refs/smirl/fl.stg, for example, you can be specific as the
> message suggests, e.g. "git push origin :refs/smirl/fl.stg" or
> something like that?

I have the branch name wrong. It is fl.stgit not fl.stg.
But the error message sent me off in the wrong direction looking for an answer.

-- 
Jon Smirl
jonsmirl@xxxxxxxxx
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