Patricio Treviño

Patricio Treviño

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Delete a local and remote git branch using the terminal


git branch <[-dr | --delete --remotes]> <remote>/<branch>
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Option Description
remote The remote to be used.
branch The remote branch to be deleted.

Note: valid options are:
-dr, is a synonym of --delete --remotes
--delete, deletes the local branch with no pending merges.
--remotes, tells git to delete the remote tracking branch too.


# deletes remote and local branch "my-branch"
git branch --delete --remotes origin/my-branch
# same as above
git branch -dr origin/my-branch
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