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Q&A What is the magit equivalent of git switch branch?

What is the magit equivalent of git switch branch? I'm particularly interested in the situation where you cloned a repo, and want to checkout a remote branch locally. From the commandline that u...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by mcp‭  ·  edited 2y ago by mcp‭

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#3: Post edited by user avatar mcp‭ · 2022-07-26T21:23:49Z (almost 2 years ago)
Differentiate from git checkout
  • What is the magit equivalent of `git switch branch`?
  • What is the magit equivalent of `git switch branch`?
  • I'm particularly interested in the situation where you cloned a repo,
  • and want to checkout a remote branch locally.
  • From the commandline that usually looks like:
  • ```sh
  • $ git clone repo
  • $ cd repo
  • $ git branch -a
  • remotes/origin/branch
  • $ git switch branch
  • Branch 'branch' set up to track remote branch 'branch' from 'origin'
  • Switched to a new branch 'branch'
  • ```
#2: Post edited by user avatar mcp‭ · 2022-07-26T21:18:36Z (almost 2 years ago)
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  • What is the magit equivalent of `git switch branch`?
  • What is the magit equivalent of git switch branch?
#1: Initial revision by user avatar mcp‭ · 2022-07-26T21:18:14Z (almost 2 years ago)
What is the magit equivalent of `git switch branch`?
What is the magit equivalent of `git switch branch`?