Hi all. This is just a simple question. Most of the discussions of
"merge from master to my branch" I've seen recommend this:
git checkout master
git checkout <mybranch>
git merge master
I did things this way at first, but as I understood git more it seemed
to me that far simpler, and completely equivalent (with the exception
that the master branch is not updated, which is fine) would be:
git merge origin/master
Is there some downside to this alternative that I'm not seeing, or other
consideration (philosophical or otherwise) that should be taken?
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