I have a project on github which has been forked (friendly!).
What is the best workflow to examine merge the commits in the fork?
Of course I can git clone it separately but it seems that way I will
miss out on all the git branch etc goodness
Just set up the Fork as a remote, and Fetch it (not Pull which would
You will then see all of the forks data (assuming a full refspec for the
fetch) under the 'remote's' branches.
It can take a sudden moment of realisation that remotes (rtb's) are
actually local, and are just a convenient naming convention to keep
our(*) little minds happy.
rtb - remote tracking branch :: a [local] branch which tracks a remote.
(*) YMMV ;-)
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