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GH-REPO-SET-DEFAULT(1) GitHub CLI manual GH-REPO-SET-DEFAULT(1)

NAME

gh-repo-set-default - Configure default repository for this directory

SYNOPSIS

gh repo set-default [<repository>] [flags]

DESCRIPTION

This command sets the default remote repository to use when querying the GitHub API for the locally cloned repository.

gh uses the default repository for things like:

  • viewing and creating pull requests
  • viewing and creating issues
  • viewing and creating releases
  • working with GitHub Actions
  • adding repository and environment secrets

OPTIONS

unset the current default repository

view the current default repository

EXAMPLE

Interactively select a default repository:
$ gh repo set-default
Set a repository explicitly:
$ gh repo set-default owner/repo
View the current default repository:
$ gh repo set-default --view
Show more repository options in the interactive picker:
$ git remote add newrepo https://github.com/owner/repo
$ gh repo set-default

SEE ALSO

gh-repo(1)

Apr 2024 GitHub CLI v2.48.0