Testing Pull Requests with Magit
Magit provides an easy way to try out pull requests from remote repositories, e.g. Github, Gitlab.
SPC g s to open Magit in the git project the current file belongs to.
b y in Magit will popup the current list of pull request from the git project. Selecting a pull request will open git a local branch for that pull request. You can now test all the changes you wish.
Once you are done, you can go back to magit with
SPC g s and change back to your previous local branch with
So Magit provides a quick and simple way to collaborate with other developers.
Checking out a Pull Request from the Spacemacs project
Here is a simple example of using Magit to try out a pull request from the Spacemacs project from within Spacemacs itself.