>>> "KK" == Konstantin Khomoutov <kos...@bswap.ru> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 11, 2023 at 08:20:23PM +0200, Uwe Brauer wrote:
>>> Do I assume correctly that you have had that configuration option set in 
>>> some
>>> of the Git configuration sources?
>> Well I had in my global .gitconfigure file indeed the line 
>> [pull]
>> rebase = true
>> I forgot it completely, sorry 😨

> Nah, that's a good lesson to me, too: I did think of this possibility but has
> decided not to mention it to not compilcate matters :-)

> Actually, that's one of the problems with `git pull`: it has too much magic
> built in. I for one, am in the camp who thinks that `git pull` should be
> taught to new users quite late in their Git curriculum, if at all. A good
> rundown of these matters (if a tiny bit old) is [1].

I wholeheartedly agree (in mercurial I always use hg pull & hg merge ==
git fetch & git merge)

However I am running experiments for my students next year, who will use
matlab's git interface, for sure they prefer to use pull and not fetch
and I have to look for a configuration which is the least confusing for

The open question is what happens if a conflicting commit is pulled (I
mean what matlab's interface does about it.)

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