[vtk-developers] Keeping in fork in sync

Bill Lorensen bill.lorensen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 21:27:38 EDT 2015

Your suggested method to sync my repo with the vtk repo did not work for me.

This is what I needed to do:

Do this once:
git remote add upstream https://gitlab.kitware.com/vtk/vtk.git

To sync:
git fetch upstream
git checkout master
git merge upstream/master
git push

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 10:46 AM, Brad King <brad.king at kitware.com> wrote:
> On 03/17/2015 01:31 PM, Bill Lorensen wrote:
>> How do I keep my fork in sync with the vtk repo?
> Whenever you do 'git gitlab-push' to push one of your topics
> it will also fetch 'master' from the main repo and push that
> to your fork along with your topic.
> In general you don't need to ever reference 'master' in your
> fork so it doesn't matter whether it stays updated.  If you
> do want to update it manually you can do
>  $ git checkout master
>  $ git pull
>  $ git push gitlab master
> -Brad

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