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=== Switch to a branch that was pushed remotely ===
 
=== Switch to a branch that was pushed remotely ===
Guess the name of the remote branch then run:
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<code>git branch -a</code>
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to determine the name of the remote branch you want to work on.  Remote branches will be preceded by <code>origin/</code>.  Then use this to switch to it:
  
 
<code>git checkout -b <branch> origin/<branch></code>
 
<code>git checkout -b <branch> origin/<branch></code>

Revision as of 20:03, 6 October 2008

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Quick Reference Only
This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of git operations. See the documentation for that.

Contents

Basic Operations

Developer Operations

Create a new local branch

git checkout -b <branch>

Push and create a new remote branch from an existing local branch of the same name

git push origin <branch>

Switch to a branch that was pushed remotely

Use:

git branch -a

to determine the name of the remote branch you want to work on. Remote branches will be preceded by origin/. Then use this to switch to it:

git checkout -b <branch> origin/<branch>

Maintainer Operations

Apply mailed git patch

git am <file>