[Vm-dev] git and branch JMM/SleepTime

Stefan Marr smalltalk at stefan-marr.de
Wed Mar 22 21:10:44 UTC 2017

Hi Eliot:

> On 22 Mar 2017, at 21:47, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't understand how to see a branch's changes.
> I updated a clone of opensmalltalk-vm and switched to John's JMM/SleepTime branch:
> McStalker.oscogvm.clean$ git pull -a
> Already up-to-date.
> McStalker.oscogvm.clean$ git checkout -b JMM/SleepTime

This looks wrong.
That’s just creating a fresh branch, no?

You’ll probably need some variant of: git checkout -b JMM/SleepTime origin/JMM/SleepTime

`git log` should then also be a better way to check whether you’re on the branch you expect.

Best regards

Stefan Marr
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

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