[GNC-dev] Git Questions With Documentation

Frank H. Ellenberger frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 07:15:54 EDT 2018

Hi David Cousens,

Am 18.09.18 um 10:36 schrieb David Cousens:
> David,
> It was the master branch which was 139 commits behind. I looked at the maint
> branch and noticed it was up to date.
> I have tried forking your repository but as I already had a fork of the main
> gnucash-docs repository github wasn't letting me fork your repository
> separately. It basically told me I already had that repository so no go. I
> could delete my copy of the main Gnucash repository and maybe then it would
> let me do it.

You can at least pull branches of forks like "BugXXX" in the repo on
your local machine. Usually you do not want to pull the maint and master
branch from forks under the same name.

I don't know, if it can also be done on the Github Web interface.
Perhaps David T. and Geert should document their progress in the wiki?

> One other way to do it may be to create the bug branch for the doc update   
> in the main Gnucash repository if John and Geert are willing to do that.   

David T. already pulled your work in

> something along the lines of the approach in the answer to this may be
> useful.
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14865283/proper-git-workflow-scheme-with-multiple-developers-working-on-same-task.
> David Cousens


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