On Thu, May 01, 2014 at 07:00:06PM -0500, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> It is very typical for Git newcomers to inadvertently create merges and
> worst; inadvertently pushing them. This is one of the reasons many
> experienced users prefer to avoid 'git pull', and recommend newcomers to
> avoid it as well.
> To avoid these problems and keep 'git pull' useful, it has been
> suggested that 'git pull' barfs by default if the merge is
> non-fast-forward, which unfortunately would break backwards
> compatibility.
> This patch leaves everything in place to enable this new mode, but it
> only gets enabled if the user specifically configures it; pull.mode =
> merge-ff-only.

The subject and commit message also need “merge-ff-only” → “ff-only”.


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