I'am new to SourceTree/Git. Can anyone explain what exactly "Commit merged changes immediately" while pulling does? What is the difference between checking and unchecking this option?
You have to do a commit when a merge is completed, because some of your local files might also be updated. By enabling the Commit merged changes immediately you give sourcetree the permission to do this commit directly/automatically if there were no merge conflicts.
Hope this answers your question?!
You are right in saying the purpose of Pull is to update local files. However, checking the "Commit merged changes immediately" helps you to avoid a few clicks/commands by doing both Pull and Commit at one go.
The response might be too late for you, but still wanted to comment as it might help somebody else!
...steemed Steve Elliot (head of product for Jira Align). Agenda: What’s new or changed in SAFe 5.0: Introduction of OKRs Essential SAFe How to achieve true business a...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find an event
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.Host an event
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events