[petsc-dev] why is this happening?

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 14:15:36 CDT 2015

On 1 October 2015 at 22:13, Jed Brown <jed at jedbrown.org> wrote:
> Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
>> $ git fetch
>> ~/Src/petsc (master=)
>> $ git checkout dalcinl/petscdraw
>> Switched to branch 'dalcinl/petscdraw'
> Evidently this branch existed and was not set to track
> origin/dalcinl/petscdraw.  I'd have to know how this local branch was
> created to explain why it's not tracking the remote branch.  You can
> check if they are the same commit, then delete your local branch and
> check it out again (which will make it track) or use the command below
> to make it track.

I force-pushed that branch a few times, but that should not be the
reason, right?

Lisandro Dalcin
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