branch_create: Create a branch

View source: R/branch.R

branch_createR Documentation

Create a branch

Description

Create a branch

Usage

branch_create(commit = last_commit(), name = NULL, force = FALSE)

Arguments

commit

Commit to which the branch should point. The default is to use the last_commit() function to determine the commit to which the branch should point.

name

Name for the branch

force

Overwrite existing branch. Default = FALSE

Value

invisible git_branch object

Examples

## Not run: 
## Initialize a temporary repository
path <- tempfile(pattern="git2r-")
dir.create(path)
repo <- init(path)

## Create a user and commit a file
config(repo, user.name = "Alice", user.email = "alice@example.org")
lines <- "Hello world!"
writeLines(lines, file.path(path, "example.txt"))
add(repo, "example.txt")
commit_1 <- commit(repo, "First commit message")

## Create a branch
branch_1 <- branch_create(commit_1, name = "test-branch")

## Add one more commit
lines <- c("Hello world!", "HELLO WORLD!")
writeLines(lines, file.path(path, "example.txt"))
add(repo, "example.txt")
commit_2 <- commit(repo, "Another commit message")

## Create a branch with the same name should fail
try(branch_create(commit_2, name = "test-branch"), TRUE)

## Force it
branch_2 <- branch_create(commit_2, name = "test-branch", force = TRUE)

## End(Not run)

git2r documentation built on March 18, 2022, 5:12 p.m.

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