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git-pr - Checks out a pull request locally

GIT-PR(1) Git Extras GIT-PR(1)

NAME

git-pr - Checks out a pull request locally

SYNOPSIS

git-pr <number> [<remote>]
 
git-pr <url>
 
git-pr clean

DESCRIPTION

Creates a local branch based on a GitHub pull request number or URL, and switch to that branch afterwards.

OPTIONS

<remote>
The name of the remote to fetch from. Defaults to origin.
<url>
GitHub pull request URL in the format https://github.com/tj/git-extras/pull/453.

EXAMPLES

This checks out the pull request 226 from origin:
$ git pr 226
remote: Counting objects: 12, done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% (9/9), done. remote: Total 12 (delta 3), reused 9 (delta 3) Unpacking objects: 100% (12/12), done. From https://github.com/tj/git-extras * [new ref] refs/pull/226/head -> pr/226
Switched to branch ´pr/226´
This pulls from a different remote:
$ git pr 226 upstream
You can also checkout a pull request based on a GitHub URL:
$ git pr https://github.com/tj/git-extras/pull/453
From https://github.com/tj/git-extras * [new ref] refs/pull/453/head -> pr/453 Switched to branch ´pr/453´
To clean up old branches:
$ git pr clean
Deleted branch pr/226 (was b96a8c2). Deleted branch pr/220 (was d34dc0f).

AUTHOR

Originally from https://gist.github.com/gnarf/5406589

REPORTING BUGS

< https://github.com/tj/git-extras/issues>

SEE ALSO

< https://github.com/tj/git-extras>
October 2017