Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> writes:
>>> --- a/builtin/push.c
>>> +++ b/builtin/push.c
>>> @@ -322,7 +322,7 @@ static int push_with_options(struct transport
>>> *transport, int flags)
>>> static int do_push(const char *repo, int flags)
>>> int i, errs;
>>> - struct remote *remote = remote_get(repo);
>>> + struct remote *remote = pushremote_get(repo);
>> "struct remote" has url and pushurl fields. What do they mean in the
>> context of these two accessors? /me is confused.
>> Is the idea that now I should not use pushurl any more, and that I
>> should use pushremote_get and use url instead?
> I thought the basic idea from the user-level is:
> - If you have to use different URL to push to and fetch from the
> logically same location (e.g. git://k.org/pub/scm/git/git.git
> used for fetch, k.org:/pub/scm/git/git.git/ used for push), use
> url for fetch, pushurl for push and you don't have to bother with
> per-branch pushremote at all. You are logically working with the
> same remote, perhaps called 'origin'.
> - If you push to and fetch from logically different repositories,
> (e.g. fetch from https://github.com/gitster/git, push to
> github.com:artagnon/git), you may want to call your upstream
> 'origin' and your publishing repository 'mine'. You set the
> remote.pushdefault to 'mine', perhaps like:
> [remote "mine"]
> url = github.com:artagnon/git
> (this can also be written with remote.mine.pushurl).
> By splitting remote_get() used for fetch and pushremote_get() used
> for push, the latter function can return 'origin' and 'mine' for
> these two cases, while remote_get() will return 'origin' for both of
> these cases. At the programming level, you would still ask what the
> URL to be pushed to to the remote obtained here, and would use
> pushurl if defined, or url otherwise.
> Ram, am I following your thoughts correctly?
Exactly. I couldn't have said it better myself.
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