Git Migration: github with svn access

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Fri Nov 11 13:22:18 EST 2011

On vrijdag 11 november 2011, Yawar Amin wrote:
> Hi Geert,
> On 2011-11-11, at 11:47, Geert Janssens wrote:
> >> […]
> > 
> > Is there a way to create a branch via the github interface ? Or do I have
> > to create one on my local repo and push it ? I didn't seem to find a
> > feature on the website, but perhaps I missed it. I'm not very
> > comfortable yet with te remote repo handling in git, so I prefer to ask
> > before messing things up.
> You can do the latter.
> # In your local repo
> git branch master remotes/origin/trunk
> git push origin master
Ok, I created a master branch, but svn checkout still fails with the same 
error. I guess we'll have to wait for github's response to John's comment on 
the blog.

By the way how do I remove the branch again ? I have been seaching for a way 
to do that before, but didn't find it.


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