On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 05:58:22PM -0700, Jeffrey wrote:
> > 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.

My guess is that this piece of text was originally written as part of
git-pull(1) or something. A patch will be surely welcome.

                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis

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