GitHub pull requests made easy
braddr at puremagic.com
Wed Feb 22 10:42:48 PST 2012
On 2/22/2012 8:51 AM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
> The overhead of creating pull requests was getting to me, so I've written a little script to make it easier:
> This script does three things:
> 1) Pushes the current branch to your GitHub fork
> 2) Sets the default remote for the branch, so that you can just type "git push" to update your pull request
> 3) Opens a web browser on the "Create pull request" form, so that you don't have to go to GitHub, navigate to your fork,
> select the new branch, and click the "Pull Request" button.
> It will use your GitHub username (if you've set github.user) to find the remote name of your fork. Otherwise, just
> specify the name of the remote corresponding to your fork as the first parameter.
> If you create a git alias, you can type "git pullrequest" to run it. To do that, add the line "pullrequest =
> !/path/to/git-pullrequest.sh $*" to the [alias] section of your ~/.gitconfig.
> The script is not specific to D; it will work for any GitHub fork.
> Happy contributing!
You could avoid the web ui interaction and just use the github api's. See: https://developer.github.com/
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