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Rafael Corrêa Gomes
Rafael Corrêa Gomes

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How to remove local branches that aren't on remote?

This is the perfect method when you want to synchronize your local repository branches with your remote branches.

Sync your branches

You just need to use the option -p or --prune during the fetch command.

git fetch --prune
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-p, --prune
After fetching, remove any remote-tracking branches which no longer exist on the remote. You can check the prune options too.

Clean your local

If you want synchronize not just the branches, you can synchronize the current branch too, just using this commands below.

git pull --all
git reset --hard
git clean -df
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Thank you

Thank you for reading this article, I hope that it was useful for you.
If you use a different strategy let me know below!

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