How to checkout a remote branch in Git?
Someone pushed a "new feature" branch to the shared repo:
git push -u new_feature_branch
Now, I would like to create a copy of this branch on my local machine in order to test the new feature.
What would be the easiest way to do this? (Do I need to
I've started work with a messy repository: the task is to remove all useless, merged-in branches. When I list the remote branches, I can see: remotes/origin/xx12 remotes/origin/xx13 remotes/origin/rem
I have made some stupid changes on a branch. I can remove the Branch, no problem. However I can't do it while on it. So, I don't want those changes anymore. If I don't commit, and I checkout to my go
I have a develop branch and a feature branch in my git repo. I added a commit to develop and now I want that commit to be merged to my feature branch. If I do this git checkout feature git merge devel
I have a problem when I try to checkout to a branch. Im getting the error: Please, commit your changes or stash them before you can switch branches. error: The following untracked working tree files w
I have a deploy branch which differs from my master in that it contains various server-only asset files that I don't want polluting my master in development but I would like pushed to master on my ser
A colleague pushed a new remote branch to origin/dev/homepage and I cannot see it when I run: $ git branch -r I still see preexisting remote branches. I assume this is because my local remote refs a
I merged my local feature branch “navDrawer” into my copy of the remote “dev” branch. When I sync’d “dev”, it also created a remote “navDrawer” branch. Now I have 3 remotes (master, dev, navDrawer). H
If I'm several commits ahead of a git branch(I assume my commits form a 'virtual' branch) and I checkout to the 'real' branch, will the changes done in the 'virtual' branch (my commits) be stored?
git checkout -b some_branch master Is that equivalent to the statements: git checkout master git branch some_branch git checkout some_branch If not, then what is the difference? And in terms of merg
I'm trying to use git submodules for aggregating 10+ repositories into one structure for easy development. It is supposed to clone the module and checkout a branch. Instead, the module is checked out
I have created branch with git checkout -b mybranch. It seems that something went wrong, and now I can't delete it using git branch -D mybranch. It says: error: branch 'mybranch' not found.
I am using GIT on top of one centralized SVN repository. The SVN repository only contains trunk, no tags and branches. What I did before is using git svn to clone the remote repository to my local git
I'm in master and I do a git pull, I get a message indicating I need to pull a remote branch. Typically I do a git co [branch] then git pull/rebase. Is there a way to git pull/rebase of [branch] witho
What is the difference between git branch --track and git checkout -b --track, if there is any?
Is there a git command that's equivalent to below, but doesn't require me typing the CURRENT_BRANCH part each time? git checkout <tree-ish> -B CURRENT_BRANCH For example, I'm on branch master a
I'm not exactly sure how this happened, but we have a branch on our remote repository that has a space in it's name: remotes/origin/Dev 3 I'm trying to remove this branch using the following command,
I cloned a repository and got a master branch. From the master I created a local branch abc. Now the remote may have progressed. The branches look like this: >git branch -a * abc master remotes/o
The command to remove a remote branch in git is the following git push origin :/heads/[feature-name] [feature-name] being the name of the branch This does the job perfectly, true that. However by typ
I sort of want the equivilent of cd - for git. If I am in branch master and I checkout foo, I would love to be able to type something like git checkout - to go back to master, and be able to type it a
Working in a large group project this is our work flow: // create branch git checkout -b mybranch (do work) // commit to branch locally git commit -a // push to remote git push origin mybranch (repea
Aim : To delete a remote branch named 'branchname' Steps I used to do was: [first approach] git branch -d branchname git push origin :branchname Today I tried to delete using the same above steps, b
I have a Git repo hosted on Bitbucket. If I have 3 branches say master, branch_2, and branch_3. I have pulled down the master branch to my local machine which I've made a change on, committed and push
My current process is: git checkout dev make changes and commits (& push to development branch on origin occasionally) git checkout master git merge dev git push origin master git checkout dev
I have two remote branches: feature233 v1.9.12. I need to rename the 1. branch to v1.9.12 and the 2. branch to v1.9.15 : feature233 --> v1.9.12 v1.9.12 --> v1.9.15 Since the new name of t
I have been reading other questions on stack overflow but nothing simply explains what I need. I am pushing to a remote repo with one other collaborator. I want to check out a past commit from a few w
I have 2 branches in my local system named A and B. I checkout to B means now I am in B. I wrote some code, commited in that branch itself but I didn't push the branch to remote. Now I checkout to A,
I am totally new to git and in an emergency to use git commands to rebase my local branch to remote master. Things happened like this. 1.I forked a repo Logan676/seadroid from haiwen/seadroid on Githu
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I'm using git as an interface to an SVN repository. Now I've created a SVN branch: git svn branch my_branch This created the directory in my SVN repository, and also created a branch called remotes/m
I have my master branch and do this: git checkout -b parentBranch git ... (do some commits) git checkout -b childOfParentBranch (this is while still on branch parentBranch) git ... (do some commits)
I'm pruning some branches off of a git remote. How can I find out who created a branch on a remote git repository? Maybe there is something similar to git branch -r --show-user?
I'm thinking of refreshing a git branch like this: git checkout master && git pull && git co - && git rebase master If any changes are pulled from origin then the previous bran
I have remote origin with branches a, b and local branch a. I have finished working on local-a, and pushed it to remote-a. I now want to create a local branch b-myUserName based on remote b. How do I
We have a script that actually does git fetch; git checkout origin/<branch> to deploy a certain feature. The reason why we do this is that we wan't to avoid local branches (it's a test server),
I'd like to checkout a branch in such way that subsequent git push will properly push it to origin under same name. This is easy when remote branch already exists git checkout -b branch origin/branch
I fetch a remote branch via git fetch origin name-of-branch:refs/remotes/name-of-branch. I use git checkout name-of-branch I am put in a detached head state. I can get to a named branch now by using g
I find it confusing to that in git, to remove a remote you use 'remote rm'... git remote rm myremote ...while the syntax for deleting a branch requires the -d (or -D) switch: git branch -d mybranch
I've got a 2 web servers, one testing and one live. Both have their codebases managed with git. I develop on the testing server, then push the changes from a master branch on the testing server to the
I'm using GitHub, when I git branch -a, it shows like this: master * develop remotes/origin/HEAD remotes/origin/develop remotes/origin/master remotes/origin/feature001 remotes/origin/feature002 remot
How can I see the differences in a designated file between a local branch and a remote branch? I know this command: git diff <local branch> <remote-tracking branch> But it gives the diffe
Overview: $ git pull ... time passes ... $ git checkout topic # remote topic $ git checkout master $ git merge topic $ git push non-fast-forward updates were rejected $ git pull merge by rebase $ git
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