On 10/14/2016 10:01 AM, racoon wrote:
> On 14.10.2016 15:50, Scott Kostyshak wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 02:10:18PM +0200, racoon wrote:
>>> Thanks. Unfortunately, the final step "git pull" gives me this:
>>> There is no tracking information for the current branch.
>>> Please specify which branch you want to merge with.
>>> See git-pull(1) for details.
>>>     git pull <remote> <branch>
>>> If you wish to set tracking information for this branch you can do
>>> so with:
>>>     git branch --set-upstream-to=origin/<branch> master
>> Try the following command:
>>  git branch --set-upstream-to=origin/master master
>> The command says that your local master branch should be linked to the
>> remote's master branch. That way when you do a git pull it will update.
> Thanks. That worked.

I recommend pulling with
    git pull --rebase
This will avoid stupid merge commits by rebasing your current work on
top of whatever is getting pulled in from upstream.


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