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Re: New XFS git tree on oss.sgi.com

To: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: New XFS git tree on oss.sgi.com
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 11:57:28 -0500
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <493E9AB4.1050505@xxxxxxx>
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User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Tue, Dec 09, 2008 at 10:20:04AM -0600, Russell Cattelan wrote:
> The problem is that you have a tracking branch for xfs-dev so git wants 
> to leave your branch untouched
> until you actually want to update it from the remote branch origin/xfs-dev
> What you can do is:
> % git-fetch
> % git-pull . xfs-dev
> That will pull the latest xfs-dev stuff into your current branch.

It might.  But remember more than a single command to update a
repository is just a braindead design.  Especially if I have to remember
a branch name.  Even CVS got this right..

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