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Subject: Re: [boost] [poly_collection] Needs a 'develop' branch
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-01 22:25:01

On 11/1/2017 6:09 PM, Gavin Lambert via Boost wrote:
> On 2/11/2017 01:07, Edward Diener wrote:
>> It's the git gui I use on Windows, TortoiseGit. Evidently there is a
>> delay updating remote git repository views. I need to check online
>> instead. Sorry for the noise.
> By default you only see branches that you have checked out or copied
> locally.  You need to look under remotes/origin to see remote branches,
> and they are not updated until you do a Fetch/Pull.

So between one fetch/pull and another fetch/pull TortoiseGit will not
show a new remote branch anywhere ? OK, thanks for the information. I
did not know what it took for TortoiseGit to update its information for
a remote repository.

> (This is the same with command-line git.  It is also possible to
> configure git to only fetch specific remote branches, but it's harder to
> do that from TortoiseGit alone so you have to be actively trying to do
> it, so this is unlikely to be your issue.)

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