git-pr man page

git-pr — Checks out a pull request locally


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


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/4….


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

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October 2016