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Repository setup is empty after command $ git push -u origin master


I needed a new repository urgently for a project I'm working on this weekend.

I logged in to my Bitbucket account > Create > Create repository > I'm starting from scratch > followed guide.

No files uploaded?

My Terminal gave some errors:

$ git push -u origin master
error: src refspec master does not match any.
error: failed to push some refs to ''

Please help me use the repository.

1 answer

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rsperafico Atlassian Team Jul 13, 2014


Thank you for your question.

Based on the error mentioned, it seems you are trying to push "nothing" to your repository. In order to make it work, first you need to add something to your local repository as per following:

# create a file
echo "hello world" > greeting.txt

# commit a file
git commit -m "add greeting"

# push to your repository
git push -u origin master

The important thing in here is that you *must* commit a file pior to push it into your repository.

Kind regards,

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