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remote.c: introduce branch.<name>.pushremote

This new configuration variable overrides `remote.pushdefault` and
`branch.<name>.remote` for pushes.  When you pull from one
place (e.g. your upstream) and push to another place (e.g. your own
publishing repository), you would want to set `remote.pushdefault` to
specify the remote to push to for all branches, and use this option to
override it for a specific branch.

Signed-off-by: Ramkumar Ramachandra <artagnon@gmail.com>
Reviewed-by: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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1 parent 224c217 commit 9f765ce62fd2d5159a3dc7f73abe30a3fbef08f7 @artagnon artagnon committed with gitster Apr 2, 2013
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  1. +15 −4 Documentation/config.txt
  2. +4 −0 remote.c
  3. +15 −0 t/t5516-fetch-push.sh
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@@ -730,9 +730,19 @@ branch.<name>.remote::
When on branch <name>, it tells 'git fetch' and 'git push'
which remote to fetch from/push to. The remote to push to
may be overridden with `remote.pushdefault` (for all branches).
- If no remote is configured, or if you are not on any branch,
- it defaults to `origin` for fetching and `remote.pushdefault`
- for pushing.
+ The remote to push to, for the current branch, may be further
+ overridden by `branch.<name>.pushremote`. If no remote is
+ configured, or if you are not on any branch, it defaults to
+ `origin` for fetching and `remote.pushdefault` for pushing.
+
+branch.<name>.pushremote::
+ When on branch <name>, it overrides `branch.<name>.remote` for
+ pushing. It also overrides `remote.pushdefault` for pushing
+ from branch <name>. When you pull from one place (e.g. your
+ upstream) and push to another place (e.g. your own publishing
+ repository), you would want to set `remote.pushdefault` to
+ specify the remote to push to for all branches, and use this
+ option to override it for a specific branch.
branch.<name>.merge::
Defines, together with branch.<name>.remote, the upstream branch
@@ -1903,7 +1913,8 @@ receive.updateserverinfo::
remote.pushdefault::
The remote to push to by default. Overrides
- `branch.<name>.remote` for all branches.
+ `branch.<name>.remote` for all branches, and is overridden by
+ `branch.<name>.pushremote` for specific branches.
remote.<name>.url::
The URL of a remote repository. See linkgit:git-fetch[1] or
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@@ -364,6 +364,10 @@ static int handle_config(const char *key, const char *value, void *cb)
default_remote_name = branch->remote_name;
explicit_default_remote_name = 1;
}
+ } else if (!strcmp(subkey, ".pushremote")) {
+ if (branch == current_branch)
+ if (git_config_string(&pushremote_name, key, value))
+ return -1;
} else if (!strcmp(subkey, ".merge")) {
if (!value)
return config_error_nonbool(key);
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@@ -519,6 +519,21 @@ test_expect_success 'push with config remote.*.pushurl' '
check_push_result testrepo $the_commit heads/master
'
+test_expect_success 'push with config branch.*.pushremote' '
+ mk_test up_repo heads/master &&
+ mk_test side_repo heads/master &&
+ mk_test down_repo heads/master &&
+ test_config remote.up.url up_repo &&
+ test_config remote.pushdefault side_repo &&
+ test_config remote.down.url down_repo &&
+ test_config branch.master.remote up &&
+ test_config branch.master.pushremote down &&
+ git push &&
+ check_push_result up_repo $the_first_commit heads/master &&
+ check_push_result side_repo $the_first_commit heads/master &&
+ check_push_result down_repo $the_commit heads/master
+'
+
test_expect_success 'push with dry-run' '
mk_test testrepo heads/master &&

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