[Phpmyadmin-devel] Git repo update

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Wed May 2 16:06:21 CEST 2012

Le 2012-05-02 09:30, Alex Marin a écrit :
> On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Thilina Buddika Abeyrathna
> <thilinaabeyrathna at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Marc,
>> I used following command to update my git repo in GitHub.
>> git remote add upstream git://github.com/thilinaa/phpmyadmin.git
>> git fetch upstream
>> But it did not work for my repo. Please give me some suggestions.
> Hi Thilina,
> Your command adds your fork of phpmyadmin as a remote repo. I
> assume you want to get the latest changes from the phpmyadmin
> official repo. So you first have to add the remote phpmyadmin repo:
>    git remote add upstream git://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin.git
> For getting the latest updates from there, you should use:
>   git pull upstream [branch] (or git fetch as you mentioned).
> And finally, if you want to push the changes to your fork, then you first
> have to create your fork and add it as a remote repo:
>    git remote add origin git://github.com/thilinaa/phpmyadmin.git

I think that this will work only if the local git repo was created
empty. If he used "git clone", "origin" points to the first repo.

> Then, you push with
>    git push origin [branch]
> You can also find more details at [0] and [1].
> [0] http://help.github.com/fork-a-repo/
> [1] http://help.github.com/remotes/
> All the best,
> Alex
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