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From: Pratyush Yadav <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] worktree: delete branches auto-created by 'worktree add'
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 01:01:29 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 14/12/19 09:44PM, Pratyush Yadav wrote:
> When no branch name is supplied to 'worktree add', it creates a new
> branch based on the name of the directory the new worktree is located
> in. But when the worktree is later removed, that created branch is left
> over.
> Remove that branch when removing the worktree. To make sure no commits
> are lost, the branch won't be deleted if it has moved.
> An example use case of when something like this is useful is when the
> user wants to check out a separate worktree to run and test on an older
> version, but don't want to touch the current worktree. So, they create a
> worktree, run some tests, and then remove it. But this leaves behind a
> branch the user never created in the first place.
> So, remove the branch if nothing was done on it.
> Signed-off-by: Pratyush Yadav <>


Pratyush Yadav

  reply	other threads:[~2019-12-18 19:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-14 16:14 [PATCH 0/1] worktree: delete branches auto-created by 'worktree add' Pratyush Yadav
2019-12-14 16:14 ` [PATCH 1/1] " Pratyush Yadav
2019-12-18 19:31   ` Pratyush Yadav [this message]
2019-12-18 19:34     ` Eric Sunshine
2019-12-27 11:05   ` Eric Sunshine
2020-01-04 21:47     ` Pratyush Yadav
2020-01-05  5:32     ` Eric Sunshine
2020-01-06  4:20     ` Eric Sunshine
2020-01-06 18:01       ` Pratyush Yadav
2020-01-09  9:46         ` Eric Sunshine

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