To force a pull request and merge in Git, you can follow these steps:
- Clone the Git repository locally using the git clone command:
- Navigate to the repository's directory:
- Create and checkout a new branch with a meaningful name for your pull request:
git checkout -b
- Make the necessary changes to the codebase, commit them, and push the branch to the remote repository:
git add .
git commit -m "Your commit message"
git push origin
- On the remote repository (e.g., GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket), go to the repository's website.
- Locate the branch you pushed and want to create a pull request from.
- Click on the "New pull request" or similar button to create a new pull request.
- Set the base branch as the target branch (usually master or main), and the compare branch as your branch (the one you pushed).
- Before submitting the pull request, click on the option to "Allow edits from maintainers" or similar, depending on the platform. It allows maintainers to modify your changes.
- Submit the pull request.
- Once the pull request is created, go to the "Files changed" tab, and you should see an option to "Merge pull request."
- Click on the "Merge pull request" button and confirm the merge.
By following these steps, you can force a pull request and merge your changes into the target branch.