On 22/04/2015 08:20, Jacob Carlborg wrote:
If you're forking a project on Github you get your own copy of the project. The
are linked but the repositories are not. What I mean by that is on your fork
that it is a fork with a link back to the original project. From the original
can also view all forks.
The repositories are not linked in the sense that there's no automatic syncing
between them. The fork needs to manually pull from the original repository to
I guess the word "link" has too many meanings. :p
So a fork is really a working copy of the master repository, and the code that the user
will typically edit is in turn a working copy of this. And "commit" and "push" in Git
terms basically mean to commit to the local fork and to commit the fork to the master repo
So if "pull" means to update one's fork, what is a "pull request" requesting
My email address is valid but not my primary mailbox and not checked regularly. Please
keep replies on the 'group where everybody may benefit.