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1 git-branch(1)
2 =============
3
4 NAME
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6 git-branch - Create a new branch.
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8 SYNOPSIS
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10 'git-branch' [<branchname> [start-point]]
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12 DESCRIPTION
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14 If no argument is provided, show available branches and mark current
15 branch with star. Otherwise, create a new branch of name <branchname>.
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17 If a starting point is also specified, that will be where the branch is
18 created, otherwise it will be created at the current HEAD.
19
20 OPTIONS
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22 <branchname>::
23 The name of the branch to create.
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25 start-point::
26 Where to create the branch; defaults to HEAD.
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28 Author
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30 Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> and Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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32 Documentation
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34 Documentation by Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
35
36 GIT
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38 Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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