> A key note in git-fetch(1) is:
> > A parameter <ref> without a colon is equivalent to <ref>: when
> > pulling/fetching, so it merges <ref> into the current branch without
> > storing the remote branch anywhere locally.

That bit of the documentation seems a little off to me.  There's no
way that "git fetch" actually performs a merge.  What it does is fetch
the objects and update FETCH_HEAD to point to the fetched ref.

You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git 
for human beings" group.
To post to this group, send email to git-us...@googlegroups.com.
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to 
For more options, visit this group at 

Reply via email to