Add repository to Magit Forge databaseλ︎
Use Magit Forge commands from the Magit Status buffer,
SPC g s.
Add each remote repository to the local forge database to manage topics (issues and pull request).
@ f f updates the Magit Forge database with all topics and available branches. Update the database before creating new issues or pull requests to ensure Magit Forge has the right information.
Magit Forge caches all topics in the a local database providing an efficient way to work with lists of issues and pull requests.
Add a remote repositoryλ︎
Each repository used for issues or pull requests should be added as a remote, then a Magit Forge database can be added for that repository.
SPC g s to enter Magit Status
M to view the remote repositories currently added to the local git repository
a to add a new repository, specifying the alias name (
git --origin alias-name)
Add a database for a repositoryλ︎
Add each repository to the forge database before running other forge commands.
@ a to add a remote repository to the forge database, defaulting to the URL of the current remote repository for the project.
When prompted, confirm download all the issue and pull request information.
List repositories in Magit Forge database
Fork a remote adds the fork to the Magit Forge database
@ c f will create a fork of the current remote repository and automatically adds the new fork repository to the Magit forge database
Changing remotes in Magit Forgeλ︎
@ r switches between forks where multiple have been added to the forge database, e.g. a fork of an open source project that contributions are to be made via pull request.
Switch to the repository that you intend to work with before updating topics or creating a pull request.
@ f f will fetch issues and pull requests based on the
The list of issues and pull requests will show in the Magit Status buffer.