A simple script to sync a forked repository with the source repository


The mechanism is simple like this:

1. Pull/Clone your own repository(which was forked from another repository) to a local PC.
2. Add remote source repository to a tag of the local copy.
3. Do local merge for the two repositories.
4. Resolve the conflications if exists.
5. Commit the local copy to your repository.
6. Done and do some check.

If you’v made some modification for your own repository, there will be an error like below when you do the push:

Permission denied(publickey).
fetal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly.

It’s because you didn’t add a public key for your repository, use following script to add it:

Copy the contents in id_rsa.pub to your clipboard, and go to the repository administration web page, select the Deploy Keys menu, and Add the deploy key(which is in your clipboard) to it.

Try push again.

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