At the PHPNW 2014 conference, they had a ‘Hackathon’, where everyone got together and started hacking away at projects. I had a shot at the JoindIn website.
Anyway, I forked the repositories so I could work on my own branch. Now though, my fork is outdated, and needs updating. So in order to remedy this, we add another remote.
From your local machine’s cloned repo, you simply say:
git remote add upstream https://github.com/joindin/joindin-web2.git git checkout master git pull upstream master git push origin master
Thanks to Derick Rethans of XDebug fame for this info 😀