How to make an existing git branch track a remote SVN branch?
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I created a local branch which I want to 'push' upstream. There is a similar question here on Stack Overflow on how to track a newly created remote branch. However, my workflow is slightly different.
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I could use a hand with learning how to push a local branch to a remote branch. Please see below. Help much appreciated! The local branch was created after cloning the repo then doing $ git checkout -
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I'm getting crazy with Git :) I have 2 branches : master and dev I want to create a feature branch from the dev branch Currently On branch dev, I do : $ git checkout -b myfeature dev ... (some work
i have really annoying problem, i deleted my former acount on heroku with all the apps, then i created a new one , i wanted to add remote branch to git and then the problems started. git remote -v her
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In gitweb interface, I see it has a 'heads' section. Is that equals to the 'git branch' locally? And how can I see the remote branch head? Thank you.
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