On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 02:30:04PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Theodore Ts'o <ty...@mit.edu> writes:
> > [remote "origin"]
> >     url = 
> > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git
> >     fetch = +refs/heads/master:refs/heads/master
> >     mergeoptions = --ff-only
> >
> Is there an escape hatch for that rare case?  IOW, how does a
> submaintainer who configured the above to override --ff-only?

Hmm, maybe we would need to add a --no-ff-only?  Or they could just

        git fetch origin
        git merge FETCH_HEAD

On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 02:28:39PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Of course, I'm not really sure if we want to list the flags. Maybe
> it's better to just introduce the notion of "upstream" directly, and
> make that a flag, and make "origin" default to that when you clone.
> And then have git use different heurstics for pulling upstream (like
> warning by default when doing a back-merge, perhaps?)

What if git automaticallly set up the origin branch to have a certain
set of mergeoptions by default?  That would probably be right for most
users, but it makes it obvious what's going on when they take a look
at the .git/config file, and doesn't make the remote that happens to
have the name "origin" as having certain magic properties.  Using a
set of mergeoptions would also be bit more general, and might have
applications in the future.

                                               - Ted
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