Re: [AMBER-Developers] cleanup of stale branches needed at

From: Jason Swails <>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 11:19:39 -0500

We could just delete all branches that are ancestors of master (meaning
they have no commits that are not in master) and haven't been updated in X
days. We could also extend that to branches that may not have been merged
yet, but also haven't been touched in over 2 years. (Noting that deleting
a branch on gitlab doesn't delete those branches on developers' local



On Tue, Dec 22, 2020 at 9:56 AM David A Case <> wrote:

> Hi everyone:
> We have a very large number of branches for the amber repository at
> So many, that the GUI can't list them all.
> You can see the branches by typing "git remote prune origin", followed
> by "git branch -a". If you see branches that you made but which are no
> longer needed, please remove them by typing "git push origin --delete
> <branchname>".
> ...thanks...dac
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Received on Tue Dec 22 2020 - 08:30:02 PST
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