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1git-branch(1)
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4NAME
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d4072c97 6git-branch - Create a new branch, or remove an old one.
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8SYNOPSIS
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d4072c97 10'git-branch' [-d | -D] [<branchname> [start-point]]
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12DESCRIPTION
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14If no argument is provided, show available branches and mark current
15branch with star. Otherwise, create a new branch of name <branchname>.
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17If a starting point is also specified, that will be where the branch is
18created, otherwise it will be created at the current HEAD.
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20OPTIONS
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23 Delete a branch. The branch must be fully merged.
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25-D::
26 Delete a branch irrespective of its index status.
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52a22d1e 28<branchname>::
d4072c97 29 The name of the branch to create or delete.
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32 Where to create the branch; defaults to HEAD. This
33 option has no meaning with -d and -D.
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35Author
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37Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> and Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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39Documentation
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41Documentation by Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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43GIT
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a7154e91 45Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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