$ git branch -d remotes/origin/bugfix error: branch 'remotes/origin/bugfix' not found. $ git branch -d origin/bugfix error: branch 'origin/bugfix' not found. $ git branch -rd origin/bugfix Deleted remote branch origin/bugfix (was 2a14ef7). $ git push Everything up-to-date $ git pull From github.com:gituser/gitproject * [new branch] bugfix -> origin/bugfix Already up-to-date.
How do I delete a Git branch locally and remotely?
remotes/origin/bugfixbranch both locally and remotely?
$ git push -d <remote_name> <branch_name> $ git branch -d <branch_name>
Note that in most cases the remote name is
origin. In such a case you’ll have to use the command like so.
$ git push -d origin <branch_name>
Delete Local Branch
To delete the local branch use one of the following:
$ git branch -d branch_name $ git branch -D branch_name
-d option is an alias for
--delete, which only deletes the branch if it has already been fully merged in its upstream branch. You could also use
-D, which is an alias for
--delete --force, which deletes the branch “irrespective of its merged status.” [Source:
Delete Remote Branch
As of Git v1.7.0, you can delete a remote branch using
$ git push <remote_name> --delete <branch_name>
which might be easier to remember than
$ git push <remote_name> :<branch_name>
which was added in Git v1.5.0 “to delete a remote branch or a tag.”
Starting on Git v2.8.0 you can also use
git push with the
-d option as an alias for
Therefore, the version of Git you have installed will dictate whether you need to use the easier or harder syntax.