Fix a typo ("remote remote-tracking") going back to the big cleanup
in 2010 (8b3f3f84 etc). Also, remove some more occurrences of
"tracking" and "remote tracking" in favor of "remote-tracking".

Signed-off-by: Michael Schubert <>
 Documentation/git-p4.txt           | 2 +-
 Documentation/git-submodule.txt    | 2 +-
 Documentation/glossary-content.txt | 4 ++--
 builtin/clone.c                    | 2 +-
 builtin/merge.c                    | 4 ++--
 t/                  | 2 +-
 6 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-p4.txt b/Documentation/git-p4.txt
index c579fbc..609c1d2 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-p4.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-p4.txt
@@ -180,7 +180,7 @@ subsequent 'sync' operations.
        Import changes into given branch.  If the branch starts with
        'refs/', it will be used as is.  Otherwise if it does not start
        with 'p4/', that prefix is added.  The branch is assumed to
-       name a remote tracking, but this can be modified using
+       name a remote-tracking, but this can be modified using
        '--import-local', or by giving a full ref name.  The default
        branch is 'master'.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
index e576713..bfff090 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
@@ -262,7 +262,7 @@ OPTIONS
        This option is only valid for the update command.  Instead of using
        the superproject's recorded SHA-1 to update the submodule, use the
-       status of the submodule's remote tracking branch.  The remote used
+       status of the submodule's remote-tracking branch.  The remote used
        is branch's remote (`branch.<name>.remote`), defaulting to `origin`.
        The remote branch used defaults to `master`, but the branch name may
        be overridden by setting the `submodule.<name>.branch` option in
diff --git a/Documentation/glossary-content.txt 
index db2a74d..dba5062 100644
--- a/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
+++ b/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ Note that commands that operate on the history of the 
current branch
 while the HEAD is detached. They update the HEAD to point at the tip
 of the updated history without affecting any branch.  Commands that
 update or inquire information _about_ the current branch (e.g. `git
-branch --set-upstream-to` that sets what remote tracking branch the
+branch --set-upstream-to` that sets what remote-tracking branch the
 current branch integrates with) obviously do not work, as there is no
 (real) current branch to ask about in this state.
@@ -267,7 +267,7 @@ This commit is referred to as a "merge commit", or 
sometimes just a
        The default upstream <<def_repository,repository>>. Most projects have
        at least one upstream project which they track. By default
        'origin' is used for that purpose. New upstream updates
-       will be fetched into remote 
<<def_remote_tracking_branch,remote-tracking branches>> named
+       will be fetched into <<def_remote_tracking_branch,remote-tracking 
branches>> named
        origin/name-of-upstream-branch, which you can see using
        `git branch -r`.
diff --git a/builtin/clone.c b/builtin/clone.c
index 14b1323..17f57cd 100644
--- a/builtin/clone.c
+++ b/builtin/clone.c
@@ -701,7 +701,7 @@ static void write_refspec_config(const char* src_ref_prefix,
                         * otherwise, the next "git fetch" will
                         * simply fetch from HEAD without updating
-                        * any remote tracking branch, which is what
+                        * any remote-tracking branch, which is what
                         * we want.
                } else {
diff --git a/builtin/merge.c b/builtin/merge.c
index 2ebe732..bad4536 100644
--- a/builtin/merge.c
+++ b/builtin/merge.c
@@ -948,7 +948,7 @@ static int evaluate_result(void)
- * Pretend as if the user told us to merge with the tracking
+ * Pretend as if the user told us to merge with the remote-tracking
  * branch we have for the upstream of the current branch
 static int setup_with_upstream(const char ***argv)
@@ -967,7 +967,7 @@ static int setup_with_upstream(const char ***argv)
        args = xcalloc(branch->merge_nr + 1, sizeof(char *));
        for (i = 0; i < branch->merge_nr; i++) {
                if (!branch->merge[i]->dst)
-                       die(_("No remote tracking branch for %s from %s"),
+                       die(_("No remote-tracking branch for %s from %s"),
                            branch->merge[i]->src, branch->remote_name);
                args[i] = branch->merge[i]->dst;
diff --git a/t/ b/t/
index ee5d65d..8f6e392 100755
--- a/t/
+++ b/t/
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ test_expect_success 'add another remote' '
-test_expect_success C_LOCALE_OUTPUT 'check remote tracking' '
+test_expect_success C_LOCALE_OUTPUT 'check remote-tracking' '
                cd test &&
                check_remote_track origin master side &&

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