I'm finding that after creating a branch from master that the new branch doesn't have the same source code as master. Ultimately I have to sync the new branch with master after creating the branch to get it to see master's source. Why is that? The steps below show what I'm doing, or I made a movie of this: https://youtu.be/m0rhpG6Skac
1) In Bitbucket (on the website) I create a new branch (BranchB) from master.
2) I fetch and then checkout BranchB locally
3) I create a text file called BranchB.txt and save it.
4) I use git status to verify that git sees the untracked file
5) I add the file, make a commit, and then push the branch to remote
6) I verify in BitBucket that the branch was just updated and then merge with the master branch (presumably master has branchB.txt at this point)
7) I create a new branch from master called BranchC using Bitbucket website
8) I fetch and checkout BranchC locally verifying that I am on that new branch
9) I find that BranchB.txt is NOT THERE. Why is that???
10) On the BitBucket website, I find that BranchC is two commits behind master. Why??
11) I sync BranchC with master (a step I wouldn't have thought necessary)
12) I verify that BranchB.txt now exists in BranchC on remote
13) locally I do a git pull and verify that BranchB.txt exists.
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