Thank you very much for the help! I have that book. I think I'll some
reading. My mind is so SVN oriented that when I read the books I keep
thinking 'but how would I do x? y? Z?' Perhaps x, y, and z don't make
sense with this new model.
>From what you are saying, I gather that branches created remotely are kept
noted as such (even though I have a local copy). When I check the branch
out, it becomes a totally new local branch.
Thanks for the help!
On Friday, October 18, 2013 9:47:10 PM UTC-5, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 9:31 PM, Blake McBride
> > I now see that the -a list option displays all of the branches. The
> > names are preceded with remotes/origin. Don't know what that means or
> > is occurring when I check it out (from the local repository) to make it
> > local branch. Again, I am lost. (I come from the subversion world
> > seems easy.)
> I don't understand what is so difficult: 'origin/master' means the
> 'master' branch in the 'origin' repository. To see the URLs of the
> remote repositories you can do 'git remote -v'.
> > Also, now that I can see some sort of branches that were created
> > else and have some sort of other status, how can I tell where these
> > were off of and what cross branch merges occurred?
> Just like you would do with local branches. A command like this
> usually does the trick:
> git log --oneline --graph --decorate origin/master...master
> > I have the available three books on git. What would you recommend in
> > to understand all of the above difficulties?
> Why don't you use the link I sent to the ProGit book chapter about
> these? It's free.
> Felipe Contreras
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