accidental 'origin' branches in git repositories

Donnie Berkholz dberkholz at
Sat Jul 8 18:23:44 PDT 2006

Tilman Sauerbeck wrote:
> Keith Packard [2006-07-08 09:40]:
>> I'd like to figure out a way to avoid having 'origin' branches appear in
>> git trees. I think it happens with 'git-push --all', which seems like an
>> obvious thing to do.
> Damn, I'm sorry. I noticed something weird was going on, but I didn't
> realize it was the origin-branch problem.
> When I began to use git only (no cogito) some weeks ago, I _had_ to use
> the --all parameter to make the push actually work, and that habit
> stuck.

Yes, oddly enough the easiest way to avoid creating an origin branch is
to do `git push origin`. =)


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