lab 40 Remote Branches
- Learn about local VS remote branches
Let’s look at the branches available in our cloned repository.
$ git branch * master
That’s it, only the master branch is listed. Where is the greet branch? The git branch command only lists the local branches by default.
List Remote Branches
Try this to see all the branches:
git branch -a
$ git branch -a * master remotes/origin/HEAD -> origin/master remotes/origin/greet remotes/origin/master
Git has all the commits from the original repository, but branches in the remote repository are not treated as local branches here. If we want our own greet branch, we need to create it ourselves. We will see how to do that in a minute.