Check Out Remote Branches


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Checking out remote branches

In this movie we are going to learn how to check out remote branches. First, I want you to notice that I am inside my lynda_ version directory, and I am on the master branch. If I do git branch, you will see that's the only branch that I have in this Lynda repository, and if I do git branch with the -r option to look at the remotes, you will see that there is also this non tracking branch out there. What I want to do is be able to have that non tracking branch where I can work with it. Someone posted up there, I want to see what it is. I want to see what code they have put in there, bring it down, maybe I can make some additions to it and then push it back up there again.

Now you may remember in the last movie, I told you that these remote branches are exactly like regular branches with one exception, and that's that we can't check them out. That makes sense because Git stays in control of that remote branch so it can make sure it always stays in sync with what...

Checking out remote branches
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Checking out remote branches provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Git Essential Training

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