#Move to the correct branch
git checkout development

# Delete the master branch by replacing development with master
git branch -M development master

Of course, you should try this on a test repo first.

Good Luck.

On Jun 16, 2009, at 2:06 PM, sw0rdfish wrote:

> I'm having a heck of a time finding the answer to what I assume is a
> simple question...
> your help is appreciated...
> I have two branches....  master and development...
> I want the development branch to become the master branch....  I went
> about changes the wrong way and over a 3 week period made changes to
> master, and then mimicked them in development... stupid I know... so I
> don't care about a merge, I just want to make the development branch
> the master....
> How would I do this?  Thanks in advance!
> >

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