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Re: New XFS git tree on oss.sgi.com

To: Niv Sardi <xaiki@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: New XFS git tree on oss.sgi.com
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 04:17:25 -0500
Cc: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <ncc3ah6lyiw.fsf@itchy.melbourne.sgi.com>
References: <492BA7AD.5080007@sgi.com> <20081125081644.GA20644@infradead.org> <492C0B3D.3040002@thebarn.com> <492CA07F.1030803@sgi.com> <492CC201.3080304@xfs.org> <ncc3ah6lyiw.fsf@itchy.melbourne.sgi.com>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
Now that the xfs-dev branch was updated after a while I tried a git pull
an get a useless error message:

hch@bigmac:~/work/xfs-dev$ git-pull 
You asked me to pull without telling me which branch you
want to merge with, and 'branch.origin/xfs-dev.merge' in
your configuration file does not tell me either.  Please
name which branch you want to merge on the command line and
try again (e.g. 'git pull <repository> <refspec>').
See git-pull(1) for details on the refspec.

If you often merge with the same branch, you may want to
configure the following variables in your configuration
file:

    branch.origin/xfs-dev.remote = <nickname>
    branch.origin/xfs-dev.merge = <remote-ref>
    remote.<nickname>.url = <url>
    remote.<nickname>.fetch = <refspec>

See git-config(1) for details.


Can you please make each of the current branches a proper git tree
that is easy to work with?  Alternatively I'll just completely stop
bothering with the dev tree if it's such a pain in the ass.

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