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From: Jens Hausherr <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Deletion of remote branches
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2012 13:22:44 +0000	[thread overview]
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I came across an issue with deleting remote branches: When deleting a
branch using "git branch ­r ­d <branch>" the branch is deleted and no
longer shown by "git branch ­r".

"git ls-remote --heads" on the other hand still lists the ref for the last
branch commit.

If I delete the branch using "git push origin :<branch>" the branch is
removed completely (i.e. git ls-remote  no longer returns a ref).

Is this a bug or is this behavior intentional? (I am currently using git


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             reply	other threads:[~2012-10-01 13:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-10-01 13:22 Jens Hausherr [this message]
2012-10-01 17:22 ` Junio C Hamano
2012-10-01 20:12   ` Philip Oakley
2012-10-01 20:42     ` Junio C Hamano
2012-10-02  6:57       ` Jens Hausherr

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