Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> writes:
> Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> For those who
>> want to _learn_ what possibilities are available to them (i.e. they
>> are not going from `tracking` to what it means, but going in the
>> opposite direction), it should be unmistakingly clear that
>> `tracking` is not a part of the choices they should make.
> Until pre-1.7.4 versions of git fall out of use, I don't agree that
> the above is true. :(
The documentation ships with the version that the above is true. We
are not making an update to documentation that comes with ancient
>> I do not
>> think the following list created by a simple "revert" makes it clear.
>> * `nothing` - do not push anything.
>> * `matching` - push all branches having the same name in both ends.
>> * `upstream` - push the current branch to ...
>> * `simple` - like `upstream`, but refuses to ...
>> * `tracking` - deprecated synonym for `upstream`.
>> * `current` - push the current branch to a branch of the same name.
> How about the following?
> * `nothing` - ...
> * `matching` - ...
> * `upstream` - ...
> * `simple` - ...
> * `current` - ...
> For compatibility with ancient config files, the following synonym
> is also supported. Don't use it.
> * `tracking` - old name for `upstream`
Didn't I say I am fine to mention it "as a side note" in the
original message you started responding to?
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