git-pr man page
git-pr — Checks out a pull request locally
git-pr <number> [<remote>]
Creates a local branch based on a GitHub pull request number or URL, and switch to that branch afterwards.
The name of the remote to fetch from. Defaults to origin.
GitHub pull request URL in the format https://github.com/tj/git-extras/pull/453.
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).
Originally from https://gist.github.com/gnarf/5406589