[ditz-talk] [PATCH] added GNU/Readline support

William Morgan wmorgan-ditz at masanjin.net
Mon Apr 14 11:19:04 EDT 2008

Reformatted excerpts from nicolas.pouillard's message of 2008-04-14:
> I'm starting to think that most of git lessons are kind of "crash
> course" :)

That's the beauty of it. Only the strong survive.

> >   $ git remote update
> This command is a kind of grouped "git fetch", right?


> If so you have to merge by yourself, right?
> Then why not using "git pull"?

It could be my lack of knowledge, but to me it seems like in order for
git pull to work nicely, the branch needs to be set up to track the
remote branch, and in order to get a reference to the remote branch, you
need that initial fetch/update.

> I  don't  get  why  my  Gitorious  clone  should/could/must not by
> updated and become out of sync?

It's fine to keep it updated by hand if you want. My only point is that
changes to the mainline repo don't get propagated to its clones
automatically. So if you want to track edge, you can't just track

William <wmorgan-ditz at masanjin.net>

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