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Re: bug deleting "unmerged" branch (2.12.3)




"Philip Oakley" <philipoakley@xxxxxxx> writes:

> I think it was that currently you are on M, and neither A nor B are
> ancestors (i.e. merged) of M.
>
> As Junio said:- "branch -d" protects branches that are yet to be
> merged to the **current branch**.

Actually, I think people loosened this over time and removal of
branch X is not rejected even if the range HEAD..X is not empty, as
long as X is marked to integrate with/build on something else with
branch.X.{remote,merge} and the range X@{upstream}..X is empty.

So the stress of "current branch" above you added is a bit of a
white lie.