Sorry about the short reply earlier I was on my phone.
What's going on here is when you did the clone it defaults to master. When
you did git flow init it created the develop branch for you. To get your
test file while on develop you need to perform a git merge origin/develop.
If you did a fresh clone then the git checkout develop or "origin/develop"
depending on how you have git configured would have worked. For more
information I would check out the man pages for git clone git checkout and
git merge. Not trying to say RTD here. I have found that git has a lot of
options and the best way to find out which one you need is to look at the
man pages. I hope this helps John.

Sincerly,

Chris Stone
Senior IT Manager
Project Zen Online
www.projectzenonline.com

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 2:33 PM, John Green <johngreen27...@gmail.com>wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Chris Stone <nightshade1...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> You need to git checkout develop after you clone unless you specify the
>> branch during clone
>>
>>
> Ok, I did miss that, but here's what happens.
>
> $ git checkout develop
> Already on 'develop'
>
> Of course I can do  a checkout master and then a checkout develop and of
> course the files don't change since I need to get them from the remote
> machine. Some googling later I try this:
>
> $  git checkout -b develop origin/develop
> fatal: git checkout: branch develop already exists
>
> Sigh...
>
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