How to use git

Lawrence Velázquez larryv at
Sat Aug 20 21:03:18 PDT 2016

> On Aug 20, 2016, at 11:55 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 20, 2016 at 11:44 PM, Ian Wadham < at> wrote:
>> Fork the repo??
> github expects you to do this, yes. I don't actually recommend it because keeping up to date with the original repo's a PITA (and *not* automated in any way. is annoyingly manual). You lose the ability to maintain your clone with github's web interface, but that's not much of a loss really.

Don't you also lose the ability to submit pull requests to the original repository? I don't see how noncommitters would contribute without having their own forks. I guess they could continue sending patches to Trac, but we are hoping to move away from that.


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