Fetch Upstream in GitHub
Often when we collaborate to someone's repo in GitHub we do the following cycle:
Fork-Clone-Change-Commit-Push-Pull-Request-Merge to the original repo.
This is all great and works fine!
And if we want to make a second collaboration right after the merge you need to perform "Fetch upstream" to your forked repo first to "ingest" your own Pull-request in the original repo.
Geeky git-professionals do it with ease but this was always a headache for me so I usually simply deleted the fork and created a new one.
And today I figured that Github added a new UI feature that I can easily fetch-upstream for my fork with the original one and make it up to date and capable for pull-requests.
Here is where the button is:
This is a relief! )
Wanted to share this relief and productivity tip with you!
Bring more collaborations to Github repos!