git error when branching v4.0.x (rlm_lua/aux.c)

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Feb 14 17:20:11 CET 2018

On Feb 14, 2018, at 11:15 AM, Chaigneau, Nicolas <nicolas.chaigneau at> wrote:
> When trying to branch FreeRADIUS v4.0.x to my fork I get an error about one file:
> Z:\GitHub\freeradius-server [v3.0.x =]> git checkout -b v4.0.x FreeRADIUS/v4.0.x


> error: unable to create file src/modules/rlm_lua/aux.c: No such file or directory


  "aux" is a magic name in Windows.  I'll go rename the file...

> Checking out files: 100% (1938/1938), done.
> D       src/modules/rlm_lua/aux.c
> Branch v4.0.x set up to track remote branch v4.0.x from FreeRADIUS.
> Switched to a new branch 'v4.0.x'
> Z:\GitHub\freeradius-server [v4.0.x = +0 ~0 -1 !]>
> This is weird, I do have the file and GitHub Web Site says that my branch is even with FreeRADIUS:v4.0.x...
> Is this an issue with the FreeRADIUS repository ? or git related ?

 Windows is magic.  In a "sell your soul and your children to the dark lord" kind of magic.

  Alan DeKok.

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