How to update ZSH and maintain local changes

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cd "$ZSH" && git stash && upgrade_oh_my_zsh && git stash pop

Step 1: Navigate to the ZSH directory

cd ~/.oh-my-zsh

Step 2: Stash your local/untracked changes

git stash

Step 3: Run the automatic ZSH update


Step 4: Recover your changes

git stash pop