On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 12:12 AM, dspfun <dsp...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> The setup is that there is a remote repository at some site, and then
> each person/developer has his own local clone of the remote
> repository. To push any changes from a local repository to the remote
> repository a password is needed since ssh is used.
> How do I checkin another user's changes, which he has done in his
> local repository only, to the remote repository? The reason for this
> could be that the person who has done the changes is on a leave and
> don't have access to the environment.
> Should i first make a clone the other user's local repository and then
> push it in to the remote repository?
> Should I first make a new clone of the remote repository and then pull
> the other user's local repository, and then
> push it all to the remote repository?
> Or use some other strategy?
Either of those will work, but you don't actually have to make a new
clone. Just pull from his repository to yours, then push to the
Of course, all three options are practically identical. Pull from one
place, push to another. Nothing complicated about it. :-)
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