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+ When you run 'git checkout <something>' and only have one
+ remote, it may implicitly fall back on checking out and
+ tracking e.g. 'origin/<something>'. This stops working as soon
+ as you have more than one remote with a '<something>'
+ reference. This setting allows for setting the name of a
+ preferred remote that should always win when it comes to
+ disambiguation. The typical use-case is to set this to
+ `origin`.
+Currently this is used by linkgit:git-checkout[1] when 'git checkout
+<something>' will checkout the '<something>' branch on another remote,
+and by linkgit:git-worktree[1] when 'git worktree add' refers to a
+remote branch. This setting might be used for other checkout-like
+commands or functionality in the future.
+ Optimizes the performance of "git checkout -b <new_branch>" when
+ using sparse-checkout. When set to true, git will not update the
+ repo based on the current sparse-checkout settings. This means it
+ will not update the skip-worktree bit in the index nor add/remove
+ files in the working directory to reflect the current sparse checkout
+ settings nor will it show the local changes.