How do you delete a Git branch locally?

How do you delete a local branch in Git?

At its core, the branching model offered by Git is intended to help you avoid merging unstable code into the main codebase. Working with branches in Git is a breeze, especially if you’re working with the GitKraken Git client to visualize your repository.

Can you delete a local branch in Git if the branch is checked out?

It’s important to note Git does not allow you to delete a local branch if you have the branch checked out with unmerged changes. This helps prevent you from accidentally losing commit data.

How do you see your Git branch list?

If you aren’t using the GitKraken Git GUI, you might have to run git branch again on its own. The git branch command will pull a list of all the local branches in your Git repository.

How do you delete a local Git branch with unmerged changes?

To delete a local Git branch with unmerged changes, you will need to run

git branch -D

How do you delete a Git branch using GitKraken?

As we’ve already mentioned, there are significant benefits associated with using a Git client to visualize your repository.

GitKraken, the downright luxurious Git GUI client for Windows, Mac and Linux. GitKraken makes Git commands and processes easy, fast, and intuitive.