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@@ -192,7 +192,10 @@ branches from there if `<branch>` is ambiguous but exists on the
'origin' remote. See also `checkout.defaultRemote` in
linkgit:git-config[1].
+
-Use `--no-guess` to disable this.
+`--guess` is the default behavior. Use `--no-guess` to disable it.
++
+The default behavior can be set via the `checkout.guess` configuration
+variable.
-l::
Create the new branch's reflog; see linkgit:git-branch[1] for