accidental 'origin' branches in git repositories

Keith Packard keithp at
Sat Jul 8 22:45:06 PDT 2006

On Sat, 2006-07-08 at 19:21 +0200, 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.

I think almost everyone gets a chance to do this at some point; it seems
so obviously what you want to do.

> Maybe we should talk to the git maintainers. git should rather die than
> create a branch called "origin".

Actually, what 'push' should do is not include branches mapped in a
remotes file.
keith.packard at
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