[SciPy-Dev] git question: fetch a PR without merging into master

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Fri Mar 1 15:08:38 CST 2013


On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 4:01 PM, Warren Weckesser
<warren.weckesser@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
>
> Does anyone have a git recipe for grabbing a pull request from github
> without merging it into master?  Ideally, I'd like to branch from the same
> point the PR branches from master, and not merge the branch back into
> master.  The use case is to test pull requests that have merge conflicts.
> I'd like to be able to experiment with the PR, while putting off resolving
> the merge conflicts until later.

maybe something like this, if you are not on Windows
(I never tried but something like this made the mailing lists a while ago.)

https://github.com/splitbrain/git-pull-request

Josef

>
> Thanks,
>
> Warren
>
>
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