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Development Tools Git Basics Working With Remote Repositories Pushing and Pulling

Michael DeForge
Michael DeForge
4,529 Points

When I tried to push new_feature I got a warning message stating that push.default is unset.

Looks like it's trying to tell me to configure it to "matching" or "simple". I see there's some explanation there, but I'm just curious about any deeper implications and what would be best to set it to for the purposes of this tutorial.

1 Answer

Maciej Czuchnowski
Maciej Czuchnowski
36,440 Points

Here's a good explanation:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19720711/git-push-warning-questions

And I agree with the author - you should set the simple behavior as default. It is safer and it is a default in the newest Git version 2.x