On Mon, 17 Dec 2012 07:02:46 +0000, Woody Wu <narkewo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2012-12-17, Tomas Carnecky <tomas.carne...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 'git checkout foo' has special meaning if a local branch with that
> > name doesn't exist but there is a remote branch with that name. In
> > that case it's equivalent to: git checkout -t -b foo origin/foo.
> > Because that's what people usually want.
> I think this is what exactly happened to me in the first time I got the
> 'foo'.  One new thing to me is the '-t'.  I am not sure wether the '-t'
> was used or not in the background.  How do I check the 'upstream'
> relationships?  Is there any file under .git recoreded that kind of
> information?

Yes, that information is recorded in a file somewhere in .git. However, for
most users it's irrelevant which file it is. Git has commands to access this
information. Try one of these:

  git branch -vv
  git remote show origin
  git rev-parse --abbrev-ref --symbolic-full-name @{u}
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