git-rename-branch

Rename a Git branch.

TLDR

Rename the branch you are currently on

$ git rename-branch [new_branch_name]
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Rename a specific branch

$ git rename-branch [old_branch_name] [new_branch_name]
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SYNOPSIS

git-rename-branch <old-branch> <new-branch>

DESCRIPTION

Rename local branch and push the new branch to remote

OPTIONS

&lt;old-branch&gt;

Old branch whose has to be renamed. This is an optional parameter. If no value is supplied then the current branch will be renamed.

&lt;new-branch&gt;

New branch name

EXAMPLES

$ git rename-branch old-name new-name

$ git rename-branch new-name

REPORTING BUGS

<https://github.com/tj/git-extras/issues>

SEE ALSO

<https://github.com/tj/git-extras>

AUTHOR

Written by Hozefa Jodiawalla <hozefarules@gmail.com>

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