On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 12:30 AM, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote: > On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 12:23:21AM -0500, Felipe Contreras wrote: > >> > Should this be "upstream remote" rather than "upstream branch"? I don't >> > think we should be looking at branch.*.merge at all for git-fetch. >> >> As a general user, how do I configure the "upstream remote"? > > Yeah, it's not a term we use elsewhere, so it's not great. Probably > "default remote" would be better, or even just say "branch.*.remote for > the current branch" or something.
Yeah, general users don't know what you are talking about when you say that. > I dunno. I don't particularly like any of those, but I really dislike > the imprecision of "upstream branch" in this case. For most users it's the remote configured by: % git branch --set-upstream-to foo % git checkout -b foo origin/foo % git checkout -t -b foo bar So when they read "upstream branch" they know from where it got configured. -- Felipe Contreras -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html