Personal Exercism Fork
Exercism.io is a web site and command-line tool for learning to program. It is a great way to get help from people far away.
For this course, we have made a custom fork of Exercism and modified it to work locally.
In this exercise we will make yet another copy of the same repo. This will also be yours, and it will live on GitHub in your own account.
/-------\ | main | \-------/ ^ | origin | /-------\ | local | \-------/
/-------\ /-------\ | main | =fork=> | yours | \-------/ \-------/ ^ _____^ | / upstream /origin | / /-------\ / | local |-/ \-------/
- Follow the prompts to create the fork in your own personal account
- Click the "Clone or Download" button and copy the git URL (
http:...). This should be very similar to the above URL, but with your github username in it instead of
- Open your local Terminal program and visit your
git remote -vto see the current status; there should be one remote named
- This is the fun part! Paste in your repo's URL in the second command below:
git remote rename origin upstream
git remote add originpaste your url here
git remote -v again and make sure the remotes are correct.
Now you can push your solutions to your own repo, and make Pull Requests from your repo to "upstream" (the main repo).