Answers for "how to change the name of the branch in git"


edit branch name git

$ git checkout Branch-Name-You-Want-to-Change
$ git branch -m New-Branch-Name
Posted by: Guest on February-17-2020

change local branch name

git branch -m <newname>
Posted by: Guest on March-02-2020

how to change the name of the branch in git

# Start by switching to the local branch which you want to rename:
git checkout <old_name>

# Rename the local branch by typing:
git branch -m <new_name>

# At this point, you have renamed the local branch.

# If you’ve already pushed the <old_name> branch to the remote repository, 
# perform the next steps to rename the remote branch.

# Push the <new_name> local branch and reset the upstream branch:
git push origin -u <new_name>

# Delete the <old_name> remote branch:
git push origin --delete <old_name>

# That’s it. You have successfully renamed the local and remote Git branch.
Posted by: Guest on November-21-2020

how to change branch name

Rename a local and remote branch in git
Rename your local branch. If you are on the branch you want to rename: git branch -m new-name. ...
Delete the old-name remote branch and push the new-name local branch. git push origin :old-name new-name.
Reset the upstream branch for the new-name local branch. Switch to the branch and then: git push origin -u new-name.
Posted by: Guest on November-28-2019

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