85.16 Git Fork a Repository
20190611 A common workflow is to fork someone’s original repository, make changes, and submit a pull request to the original repository for them to consider incorporating it into their main code base. You can fork the original repository through the GitHub interface.
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:mygit/pygymn.git cd pygymn git remote add upstream https://github.com/yourgit/pygymn.git git remote -v
You can fetch updates from the upstream repository:
git fetch upstream
We can view all branches including those from upstream:
git branch -va
Next, checkout your local main branch:
git checkout main
Or create a new named branch (giving your branch its own simple informative name) within which to work:
git checkout -b newfeature
Once you have made your local changes, committed them and pushed to your repository, you can submit a pull request to the upstream repository through GitHub.
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