git branch

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git branch list, create, or delete branches.

git branch
* main
git branch -a

Create a new branch:

git branch new_branch 
git checkout new_branch

or

git branch
* mynewbranch
  master
git branch --list or git branch -l
* main
git branch --list --remotes
git branch --all
git branch -r
 origin/HEAD -> origin/main
 origin/main
 origin/master
git branch --unset-upstream
(no output)

git branch --set-upstream-to=origin/<branch> main

git branch --set-upstream-to=origin/main main

Rename branch[edit]

git checkout -f yourbranch 
git branch -M yourNewBranch

Delete branch[edit]

git branch --delete branch_name
git branch --delete --force branch_name

Get current branch name[edit]

git rev-parse --abbrev-ref HEAD
git branch

Related commands[edit]

See also[edit]