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1git-branch(1)
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4NAME
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215a7ad1 6git-branch - Create a new branch.
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8SYNOPSIS
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215a7ad1 10'git-branch' [<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 The name of the branch to create.
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52a22d1e 25start-point::
f73ae1fc 26 Where to create the branch; defaults to HEAD.
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28Author
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30Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> and Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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32Documentation
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34Documentation by Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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36GIT
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a7154e91 38Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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