Question regarding dist-git aesthetics with branches

Hans Ulrich Niedermann hun at
Thu Jul 22 09:19:10 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-07-22 at 10:19 +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Jesse Keating <jkeating at> writes:
> > master -> origin/master
> > f13 -> origin/f13/master
> > f12 -> origin/f12/master
> Please don't.  The remote and local branches should be named the same so
> that "git checkout -t origin/whatever" does the right thing.

Actually a good point, Andreas.

+1 for remote and local branch names being the same. This will also help
with the consistency simplifying build scripts that Jesse mentioned.

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