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April 05, 2011, 06:03:39 AM
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NOOB QUESTION: What does "pull" and "patch" mean in the topic titiles?
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April 05, 2011, 06:14:57 AM
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Patch is a change to source code, almost always in a diff format (diff and patch are utilities which analyze changes in source code and apply those changes to another copy of the source code, respectively).

Pull, in this specific context, refers to pulling changes to source code via github; you can find more info there.

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