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Created May 17, 2017

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Try and guess where to push branches to based on convention.
# This script tries to handle `git push` when the local branch isn't
# configured to track a remote branch.
# First, if the branch already tracks a remote branch then it just calls
# `git push` and we're done.
# Second, if the branch doesn't track a remote branch and there is a
# remote called "origin" present then it just makes an assumption and
# pushes it there.
# Lastly, it gives up and spits out a nice error message telling you
# what you need to do.
FULL_REF_NAME=$(git for-each-ref --format='%(upstream:short)' $(git symbolic-ref -q HEAD))
CURRENT_BRANCH_NAME=$(git symbolic-ref --short HEAD)
if [[ -n $FULL_REF_NAME ]]; then
# We're already tracking a remote branch, so just push it.
exec git push $@
# Check to see if there is an "origin" remote.
if [[ $(git remote | grep -c '^origin$') == "1" ]]; then
echo "Warning: this branch doesn't track origin. Pushing there."
exec git push --set-upstream origin $CURRENT_BRANCH_NAME $@
echo "Warning: this branch doesn't track a remote branch"
echo " additionally there is no 'origin' remote."
if [[ $(git remote | wc -l) -gt 0 ]]; then
echo "Currently configured remotes are:"
git remote -v
echo " you'll need to add one manually."
exit 1
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