> The problem is that git fetch doesn't _create_ branches.
> When you downloaded the branch with "git fetch origin jquery", it
> stored the ref locally as FETCH_HEAD ("cat .git/FETCH_HEAD" if you
> want to see the details).  If you want to create a local branch based
> off of the remote jquery branch, you can "git fetch && git checkout -b
> jquery origin/jquery".  The "git fetch" in this case is simply "update
> all of my references to the origin repo", and "git checkout -b jquery
> origin/jquery" will create a local jquery branch based off of the
> origin/jquery reference.
> --

Wow, thanks.

So to clarify: git fetch origin jquery does download the commits but
not the branch (labels?)

-- Pito

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