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John Paul Grefaldo • Edited on

Sorry I've no idea, I've tried.
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git config --global push.default upstream

what's your config?

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John Paul Grefaldo

From what I understand, I think it will only work if it was push successfully before or branch exist in remote?

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Alexis Reigel

what's your config?

I haven't set that config, I use the default (i.e. push.default=simple). For me git push origin -u works.

Setting git config --global push.default upstream I get the same error as you.

The OP suggested to use git config --global push.default current though, which has the desired effect (i.e. git push sets the remote branch as the tracking branch).