Git - git checkout


git checkout -b mine master // create a new local branch named 'mine' from the 
  // local branch named master, and checkout the local branch named 'mine' that 
  // is just created

How can we create a new branch from inside our current working directory?

git checkout -b linux-work

How can we checkout a specific branch?

git checkout branchName
git checkout master

How can we move our tree to some older revision?

git checkout rev
git checkout prevbranch

How can we create a new branch and automatically switch to using it?

Use the -b option with the checkout command:

git checkout -b test2

How can we switch over to the new branch that we just created?

git checkout test

This command moves the HEAD pointer to the test branch.

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