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`subrepo pull <reponame>` support? #5

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kentfredric opened this Issue Feb 28, 2014 · 1 comment

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kentfredric commented Feb 28, 2014

I'm used to using subtree pull <github> and conversely subtree push <localrepo>,
because I always want to sync with the latest published history, but if I'm pushing history, I want to push locally and to a target branch so I can iron out any merge problems before the change gets pushed publically.

This is because each repository with a sub-repo is effectively a unique branch deviating from $origin, and a plain push will thus likely be akin to "git push $origin -f "

So instead, I push the hydra of heads to a single repo to resolve merge problems locally.

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ingydotnet commented Mar 2, 2014

I added a --remote flag for pull and push. (and --branch too). When push and pull are working as expected, these flags will give you what you want.

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