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How do I fix??? Error pushing to remote?

git -c diff.mnemonicprefix=false -c core.quotepath=false -c credential.helper=sourcetree push -v --tags --set-upstream MemberTree1 refs/heads/HEAD:refs/heads/HEAD 

Pushing to

error: src refspec refs/heads/HEAD does not match any.

error: failed to push some refs to ''

Completed with errors, see above


Using Mac High Sierra and Sourcetree 2.6.3 (164)

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Ana Retamal Atlassian Team Dec 04, 2017


Hi Richard, have you tried the command line to see if you get the same error? This will help us identify if this is an issue with Sourcetree or with something else.

One of the reasons why you might be receiving this error is because you haven't committed anything to your repo yet. Is this your case? If it is, you can do so by:

git commit -m "initial commit"
git push origin master

This is also documented in this Knowledge base article.

Let us know if this helped!

Best regards,


This project has hundreds of commits. I really don't know the command line, hence Source Tree.

I must of done something when I did the commit to cause this but I don't know what.



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