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Git Pull? [message #576395] Tue, 08 December 2009 23:14 Go to next message
Michael Heuberger is currently offline Michael HeubergerFriend
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Hello

There is another important command I am missing in EGit:

git pull origin master

How can I make a git pull from the master branch in EGit?

Thank you for the hint.

Michael
Re: Git Pull? [message #576435 is a reply to message #576395] Wed, 09 December 2009 09:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Christian Halstrick is currently offline Christian HalstrickFriend
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Hi,

"git pull" is not there because we don't have "git merge" yet. That's under developement ... but not yet available. I always switch for a minute to my native git implementation to do such operations.

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"git pull" is the same as "git fetch" plus "git merge". First you get the new stuff from the remote side (git fetch) and then you merge the new stuff with your local branch. If for example you have done modifications to your local branch then a full fledged merge is needed. This operation is not yet there in Egit.
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Chris


Ciao
Chris
Re: Git Pull? [message #576453 is a reply to message #576435] Wed, 09 December 2009 10:48 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Michael Heuberger is currently offline Michael HeubergerFriend
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I see. What native git implementation do you use?

And when will the merge function be available? The sooner the better :)
Re: Git Pull? [message #576464 is a reply to message #576453] Wed, 09 December 2009 14:28 Go to previous message
Matthias Sohn is currently offline Matthias SohnFriend
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"Michael Heuberger" <michael.heuberger@binarykitchen.com> wrote in message
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>I see. What native git implementation do you use?

Depends on the operating system you are using, have a look here :
http://git-scm.com/download

> And when will the merge function be available? The sooner the better :)

You may follow the review of the basic merge implementation here :
http://egit.eclipse.org/r/#change,123

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