A while ago, I was working on a software development project which kept several version branches active in its source code repository. Their team checked in changes rapidly, as I puttered away on my part of the code. I was swamped by the effort of pulling their changes, branch by branch. So I found one way to make it easier: the git worktree feature. I set up another way: the “big sister” repository. Let me describe them to you. Maybe it will help you with your projects.

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