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 -- 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 git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/git-users?hl=en.