Carlos Martín Nieto <> writes:

> On Tue, 2013-08-27 at 07:50 -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Carlos Martín Nieto <> writes:
>> > In remote's configuration callback, anything that looks like
>> > 'remote.<name>.*' creates a remote '<name>'. This remote may not end
>> > up having any configuration for a remote, but it's still in the list,
>> > so 'git remote' shows it, which means something like
>> >
>> >     [remote "bogus"]
>> >         hocus = pocus
>> >
>> > will show a remote 'bogus' in the listing, even though it won't work
>> > as a remote name for either git-fetch or git-push.
>> Isn't this something the user may want to be aware of, though?
>> Hiding these would rob a chance for such an entry to be noticed from
>> the user---is it a good change?
> If we want to help the user know that there's something a bit odd in
> their configuration, shouldn't we tell them instead of hoping they
> stumble upon it?

Yeah, I agree that "git remote" that tells the above "bogus" is
fishy is better than just hides it.

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