git alias for "status" not working

David Dombrowsky
Mon Mar 27 20:03:00 GMT 2017

On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 9:24 AM, cyg Simple <> wrote:
>> st is also a prefix of "stash".  Maybe it does not like aliases
>> that are prefixes of other commands?

Without the entry in the config file, `git st` results in the expected

git: 'st' is not a git command. See 'git --help'.

It's possible there's a string parse error, but using an alias of
"stx" doesn't work either.  Nor does 'xyzzy'.

> Also check the line endings of the config file.  Make sure they are UNIX
> line endings instead of Windows.

Yes, they are unix line endings.  I normally use a symlink for
~/.gitconfig, and I also tried with with and without the symlink.
Same result.

David Dombrowsky, Senior Software Engineer

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