[OT] Question about Git branches

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 10:29:20 CEST 2014


On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 6:21 PM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
> "Frank Millman" <frank at chagford.com>:
>
>> You are encouraged to make liberal use of 'branches',
>
> Personally, I only use forks, IOW, "git clone". I encourage that
> practice. Then, there is little need for "git checkout". Instead, I just
> cd to a different directory.
>
> Branches and clones are highly analogous processwise; I would go so far
> as to say that they are redundant.

But rather than listening to, shall we say, *strange* advice like
this, Frank, you'll do well to pick up a reliable git tutorial, which
should explain branches, commits, the working tree, etc, etc, etc.

ChrisA



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