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From: Tao Klerks <>
To: Junio C Hamano <>
Cc: Tao Klerks via GitGitGadget <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] rev-parse: documentation adjustment - mention remote tracking with @{u}
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 06:37:13 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqbkumhtur.fsf@gitster.g>

On Tue, Jun 21, 2022 at 6:19 PM Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
> "Tao Klerks via GitGitGadget" <> writes:
> > ... As `branch.<name>.merge` is the branch path on the
> > +  remote, it is first converted to a local tracking branch (i.e., something in
> > +  `refs/remotes/`).
> Let's correct it to "remote-tracking branch".
> But more importantly, the order of explanation feels a bit
> backwards. Something like...
>     A branch B may be set up to build on top of a branch X
>     (configured with `branch.<name>.merge`) at a remote R
>     (configured with `branch.<name>.remote`).  B@{u} refers to the
>     remote-tracking branch for the branch X taken from remote R,
>     typically found at `refs/remotes/R/X`.
> ... to cover both of the above, perhaps, may flow more naturally?

Looks great, thanks! I feel like a bit of a fraud signing my name to
it now, but the important thing is that's a much better improvement
than I proposed. Patch v2 coming.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-06-23  4:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-06-20  4:01 Tao Klerks via GitGitGadget
2022-06-21 16:19 ` Junio C Hamano
2022-06-23  4:37   ` Tao Klerks [this message]
2022-06-23  5:01 ` [PATCH v2] " Tao Klerks via GitGitGadget

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