On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:23:29AM -0500, W. Trevor King wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 05:03:01PM +0100, Heiko Voigt wrote:
> > There is an important question still unanswered here for me: How does
> > the submodule get the configuration what the local branch tracks on the
> > remote side?
> A good point ;).  I'm actaully using submodule.<name>.branch to store
> the submodule's local branch name.  The remote branch name for the
> pull is implicit, and defaults to something setup according to
> branch.autosetupmerge (I think).  If you want to get more complicated
> than this, we'll probably have to add submodule.<name>.branch and
> submodule.<name>.remote sections to augment the
> submodule.<name>.branch setting.  I'm not sure this is worth it.

These settings are currently stored in


What we're missing is a place to store them in the .gitmodules file.
I'll poke around in the module-config initialization and wait for
inspiration ;).

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