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authorJunio C Hamano <>2014-06-03 19:06:43 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2014-06-03 19:06:43 (GMT)
commitb8ef69fe2e837d78250555807073b5405f7c9297 (patch)
parent6779e43b0dbcaeea84319165b1f7c7480e2fe516 (diff)
parenta01f7f2ba0e73ffbee0fa1ec9a5a78f276cc173d (diff)
Merge branch 'fc/merge-default-to-upstream'
"git merge" without argument, even when there is an upstream defined for the current branch, refused to run until merge.defaultToUpstream is set to true. Flip the default of that configuration variable to true. * fc/merge-default-to-upstream: merge: enable defaulttoupstream by default
2 files changed, 3 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-merge.txt b/Documentation/git-merge.txt
index a3c1fa3..cf2c374 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-merge.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-merge.txt
@@ -101,9 +101,8 @@ commit or stash your changes before running 'git merge'.
Specifying more than one commit will create a merge with
more than two parents (affectionately called an Octopus merge).
-If no commit is given from the command line, and if `merge.defaultToUpstream`
-configuration variable is set, merge the remote-tracking branches
-that the current branch is configured to use as its upstream.
+If no commit is given from the command line, merge the remote-tracking
+branches that the current branch is configured to use as its upstream.
See also the configuration section of this manual page.
diff --git a/builtin/merge.c b/builtin/merge.c
index 7c9d8f2..428ca24 100644
--- a/builtin/merge.c
+++ b/builtin/merge.c
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ static int verbosity;
static int allow_rerere_auto;
static int abort_current_merge;
static int show_progress = -1;
-static int default_to_upstream;
+static int default_to_upstream = 1;
static const char *sign_commit;
static struct strategy all_strategy[] = {