Both --track and --set-upstream-to operates on the current branch. The
thing you need is:
On 4 March 2013 18:21, FlashBurn <rail.shafigu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I committed some changes to my repository at home and then I tried to pull
> them at my work and I got the following message
> There is no tracking information for the current branch.
> Please specify which branch you want to merge with.
> See git-pull(1) for details.
> git pull <remote> <branch>
> If you wish to set tracking information for this branch you can do so with:
> git branch --set-upstream master origin/master
> Naturally I tried to run git branch --set-upstream master origin/master
> And here is what I got when I ran it
> The --set-upstream flag is deprecated and will be removed. Consider using
> --track or --set-upstream-to
> Branch master set up to track remote branch master from origin.
> Since this option will be removed I decided to it "the modern" way using
> --track. Here is what I got
> after running git branch --track master
> fatal: A branch named 'master' already exists.
> After this error I decided to use --set-upstream-to option. Here is what I
> got after running git branch --set-upstream-to=master
> warning: Not setting branch master as its own upstream.
> Then I ran git pull and everything worked. I suspect it worked because of
> --set-upstream deprecated. Can someone explain what have I done
> wrong with --track and --set-upstream-to options? Any help is appreciated.
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