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Getting Git Pull To Work For New Repos In GitHub

06.30.2008
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        When creating a new repos in GitHub, I sometimes what to have 2 master branches on different machines to work on, and to use the version on GitHub as my root. In order to keep my 2 branches in sync I would run 'git pull', but out of the box on gitHub this spews out a message asking for more information. Adding the lines below should make it work again as expected.

git config branch.master.remote origin
git config branch.master.merge refs/heads/master 
    

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Chris O'Sullivan replied on Sat, 2007/04/21 - 12:14pm

Worked a charm. Thanks!