Angelo Borsotti <> writes:

> Hello,
> the git merge man page, OPTIONS, <commit> ... states:
>    "If no commit is given from the command line, and if
> merge.defaultToUpstream configuration variable is set, merge the
> remote tracking branches that the current branch is configured to use
> as its upstream. See also the configuration section of this manual
> page."
> Actually, in this case git merge merges the upstream branch, not the
> remote tracking branch.

It merges the upstream branch, which is a remote-tracking branch (notice
the - between remote and tracking, it's a branch that tracks a remote
branch, not a remote branch that tracks something).

I'll send a patch to fix that.

Matthieu Moy
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