git push set upstream with current branch

git push --set-upstream origin `git symbolic-ref --short HEAD`
The idea is to get the current branch name directly using git symbolic-ref --short HEAD name and not type it manually.
Sample Output
Counting objects: 4, done.
Delta compression using up to 8 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (3/3), done.
Writing objects: 100% (4/4), 389 bytes | 0 bytes/s, done.
Total 4 (delta 2), reused 0 (delta 0)
To git@github.com:okta/oktasdk-java.git
 * [new branch]      skumaran-sdk-java-branch -> skumaran-sdk-java-branch
Branch skumaran-sdk-java-branch set up to track remote branch skumaran-sdk-java-branch from origin.

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By: phoe6
2016-01-08 18:23:07
git

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