Re: Tracking a branch using StGIT

From: Jakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-15 21:42:25
Rajkumar S wrote:

> On 9/15/06, Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> After StGIT pops all the patches, it just calls "git pull origin". My
>> understanding of GIT is that this should update local RELENG_1 with
>> the remote RELENG_1 from the "origin" repository. Anything wrong with
>> my assumptions?
> 
> I checked this again, this time with out using stgit, and the results
> are the same. So this is not a StGIT problem but a user error :(
> 
> My sequence of test is as follows:
> 
> # root@beastie:# git clone /usr/local/pfSense/upstream/pfSense/ releng_1
> <snip>
>  100% (1220/1220) done
> # cd releng_1/
> 
> # cat .git/remotes/origin
> URL: /usr/local/pfSense/upstream/pfSense/.git
> Pull: refs/heads/master:refs/heads/origin
> Pull: refs/heads/avendor:refs/heads/avendor
> Pull: refs/heads/Package-Reorg-2005:refs/heads/Package-Reorg-2005
> Pull: refs/heads/RELENG_1:refs/heads/RELENG_1
> 
> # git branch
>   Package-Reorg-2005
>   RELENG_1
>   avendor
> * master
>   origin
> 
> # git pull
> Already up-to-date.
> 
> # git checkout RELENG_1
> 
> # git pull
[...]
> 
> As you can see, when I switched to RELENG_1 branch and did a git pull,
> I am getting errors. I am wondering where I am wrong.

git pull is git fetch + merge of first head in remotes file with _current_
branch.

You'd better git fetch if you are on RELENG_1 branch (if you are not on
master), then git checkout master && git pull . origin
-- 
Jakub Narebski
Warsaw, Poland
ShadeHawk on #git


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