Re: [BUG?] git rebase not accepting :/ syntax

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Yann Dirson <dirson@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> In 1.7.10.3, "git rebase -i :/Merge" will complain with:
>
> fatal: Needed a single revision
> invalid upstream :/Merge
>
> ... whereas "git rev-parse :/Merge" has no problem resolving
> to a single revision.

git rebase actually calls "git rev-parse :/Merge^0", which due to the
unlimited nature of :/ doesn't work.

> OTOH, "git rebase -i HEAD^{/Merge}" does work, and rev-parse resolves
> it to the same commit.

OTOH, "git rev-parse HEAD^{/Merge}^0" works as expected.

Andreas.

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