How to checkout and track a remote git branch

One of those really handy things to remember…  When git “tracks” a branch, it basically sets up an entry in .git/config which tells git what to do with push and pull.  For example:

I had a remote branch called Task/Round3.3.

I wanted to work on it locally, but have push and pull work right.

So I ran this:

git checkout -b Task/Round3.3 --track origin/Task/Round3.3

To which git said:

Branch Task/Round3.3 set up to track remote branch refs/remotes/origin/Task/Round3.3.
Switched to a new branch "Task/Round3.3"

And in .git/config, these lines were added:

[branch "Task/Round3.3"]
remote = origin
merge = refs/heads/Task/Round3.3

Now, when I checkout Task/Round3.3, I am able to say `git pull` and `git push`, and it will do the “right thing”…