GnuCash+git development process with multiple branches?

Derek Atkins derek at
Mon Jul 1 11:21:35 EDT 2013

On Mon, July 1, 2013 11:14 am, John Ralls wrote:
> On Jul 1, 2013, at 5:58 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at MIT.EDU> wrote:
>> So what does "git-update" do that "git fetch" (or git pull) does not?
>> Could I theoretically run a 'git fetch' into the bare repo, clone that
>> into each checkout I need, git svn init in each WC, and then dcommit
>> from there back to SVN?  So I'd run 'git-update' from the WCs (instead
>> of 'git pull'), but still run 'git fetch' from the bare repo?  It does
>> mean that I'm holding around multiple copies of the git repo, but I
>> could use --local to try to conserve space.
> It fixes up the local branch head references, which git svn needs to stay
> in sync.

So it's only needed in a repo that has been initialized with git svn
--init, right?  I.e., it's only necessary in the (a?) repo that is going
to dcommit back to svn?

> Regards,
> John Ralls


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