How do I merge files in Sourcetree?

How do I merge files in Sourcetree?

Use Sourcetree branches to merge an update

  1. Create a branch and make a change. Let’s create a branch so that you can list the speakers in your supply requests file.
  2. Merge file changes from a branch. Your speakers were approved!
  3. Push your change to Bitbucket.

How do you handle merge conflicts in Sourcetree?

For merge branch in Sourcetree you just need right click in the branch commit that you want and choose the option Merge. If you have some conflict you can also fix it by right clicking in the conflicted file, select the Resolve Conflicts and pick the desired option.

What is pull in SourceTree?

If someone on your team has made a change to your remote repository, you want to pull those changes locally. From your repository in SourceTree, click the Pull button. A popup appears to indicate that you are merging the file from Bitbucket to your local repository.

What is the difference between pull and fetch in SourceTree?

git fetch is the command that tells your local git to retrieve the latest meta-data info from the original (yet doesn’t do any file transferring. It’s more like just checking to see if there are any changes available). git pull on the other hand does that AND brings (copy) those changes from the remote repository.

How do pull requests work?

A pull request works by allowing developers to create new features or squash bugs without affecting the main project code or what the users are seeing. This way, they are able to write and test code changes locally without having to worry about breaking the overall product.

How do I merge two branches in git using SourceTree?

Under Branches, double-click the feature branch that is behind to switch to that branch. Click the Merge button. From the popup that appears, select the commit you want to merge into your feature branch. Check the Create a commit even if merge resolved via fast-forward option at the bottom.

Is SourceTree better than GitHub desktop?

Technically speaking, both are great GUI tools that provide a seamless way to contribute to projects on GitHub. Sourcetree provides a wider range of features than the GitHub’s own GUI tool, and also gives you more control over your repositories. GitHub Desktop, however, is the best tool, if you are just using GitHub.