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Github merge PR forked repo into your own repo

I have forked an existing repo into my own repo. Whenever I do a pull request (in my repo), it automatically defaults to the origin repo, and not to the fork I created. How do I get github to default ...
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How are network forks by evil bootstrapping prevented in GNUtella?

If a node trying to enter the GNUtella network requests an evil node the list of peers, the evil node can send him the list of peers of a parallel network, therefore redirecting it to a network fork ...
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Why creating a process is a two-step process (fork-exec)?

I'm studying Tanenbaum's "Modern Operating Systems" book and he's explaining that: The reason for this two-step process is to allow the child to manipulate its file descriptors after the fork but ...