git checkout

Thomas White taw at
Tue May 26 22:40:50 CEST 2009

"Iain B. Findleton" <ifindleton at> wrote:

> I confess to not being too familiar with git, however, the web site says
> to use the command:
>     git checkout origin/andy-tracking
> after cloning the kernel project.
> This does not work for me. I suspect that "origin" must be something
> else. Any suggestions?

Can you paste an error message?  Also, the output of the following command
should help:

$ git branch -a


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