Does it work even if the original cloned branch is off of (P),
i'm just trying to understand how and why this can work.
(Ma) is Machine A
(Mb) is Machine B
(P) - parent branch
Ma - clone P, call it Pa
- create private branch Pva in the same tree, i want to set the
remote as (Pb)
Mb - Clone P, call it Pb
I'm just trying to understand if the above is valid configuration ? thanks
a lot for your help.
On Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 8:07:13 PM UTC+5:30, Magnus Therning wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 11:51:10PM -0700, dexter ietf wrote:
> > Hi,
> > i want to add a remote for a private branch. i have a parent
> > repository call it (P). and two clones of P on different machines
> > (a) and (b), call it Pa and Pb. now in machine (a) i want to create
> > a private branch tracking Pb, how do i go about achieving this, any
> > help is appreciated.. thanks!
> Add the remote using `git remote add ...`, then use `git fetch <name
> of remote>` to get the changesets, and then just check out the branch
> you want using `git checkout --track <name of remote branch>`.
> You should find this information easily in any online git tutorial,
> e.g. here http://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Git-Branching-Remote-Branches
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