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Git without internet

Git usage when working offline

When working off line, two Git tasks cannot be performed: fetching/pulling updates from the server, and pushing changes to the server. All other commands still work.

One can commit changes, branch off, revert and reset changes, the same as when there exists an internet connection.

Example workflow:

start offline mode

	commit changes
	add files
	branch off new features

end offline mode

update master branch

git fetch origin

push changes to the server

git push <branch-name>

it is possible, that during your down-time, a pull request got accepted in that case, perform the following steps

git fetch origin
git checkout <branch-name>
git rebase master

when necessary: solve merge conflicts, and rebase again.

Your feature branch can now be pushed to the server, and a pull request can be made