Git - Remote branch

Git - Remote branch


A remote branch is a branch in a remote repository. (remote reference).




git branch -r -l '<remote>/<pattern>'

git branch --remotes
# or
git remote show [remote]


git remote show origin
* remote origin
  Fetch URL:
  Push  URL:
  HEAD branch: master
  Remote branches:
    branch-0.5      tracked
    branch-0.6      tracked
    branch-0.7      tracked
    branch-0.8      tracked
    branch-0.9      tracked
    branch-1.0      tracked
    branch-1.0-jdbc tracked
    branch-1.1      tracked
    branch-1.2      tracked
    branch-1.3      tracked
    branch-1.4      tracked
    branch-1.5      tracked
    branch-1.6      tracked
    branch-2.0      tracked
    branch-2.1      tracked
    branch-2.2      tracked
    branch-2.3      tracked
    master          tracked
  Local branches configured for 'git pull':
    branch-2.3 merges with remote branch-2.3
    master     merges with remote master
  Local refs configured for 'git push':
    branch-2.3 pushes to branch-2.3 (up to date)
    master     pushes to master     (up to date)



git push --delete <remote> <branchname>


git remote prune


To get the commit from a remote branch, you do a pull (ie a git fetch followed by git merge FETCH_HEAD)

Fetch (Sync information locally)

A fetch will get new branch information locally (ie branch created on the remote)


git fetch
 * [new branch]      dev        -> origin/dev

To get the data in the local branch, you need to merge and if you want to do all in one move, you can just use pull

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