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

Nicolas Pouillard nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 16:15:34 EDT 2008

Excerpts from William Morgan's message of Mon Apr 14 17:19:04 +0200 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.

Only strong users or only strong SCMs?

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

Ok so that's just an initial step?

> > 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
> origin/edge.

Right I've origin and mainline.

Nicolas Pouillard aka Ertai
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