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Overview

Remote tracking branches, and how they work.

Terminology

  • master: local tracking branch
  • origin/master: remote tracking branch
  • master on remote system: remote branch

Simple example

Examples using the Linux kernel source repository.

$ git status
On branch master
Your branch is up to date with 'origin/master'.

nothing to commit, working tree clean
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