git annoyances: git fetch does nothing; git pull works?
dank at kegel.com
Thu Jul 13 01:52:20 CDT 2006
On 7/12/06, Marcus Meissner <marcus at jet.franken.de> wrote:
> > OK, call me a git, but
> > git fetch
> > doesn't grab the latest changes, while
> > git pull
> > does. i.e. after git fetch, I can look at a file that's
> > listed as changed on the wine-cvs archive, and
> > it hasn't been updated; but after git pull, it has been.
> > So what good is git fetch? Is some other command
> > needed to actually apply the changes that were fetched?
> git rebase origin
> is listed by the GitWine wiki too.
Yes, and it doesn't seem to do anything. (Sorry I didn't mention it before.)
But I'll make sure I try it again... next time I blow away my git tree.
Until then, I'll keep trying pull.
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