Hello,

as branches are nothing more than pointers to commits, there is nothing
that can keep you from reusing their names. It may confuse other
developers, though, so if you are working in a tem, you may want to consult
them on this.

Best,
Gergely
On Mar 23, 2016 17:04, <frederic_dumou...@yahoo.fr> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'd like to know if it's possible to re-use a branch name after it has
> been merged into master.
>
> Here are the details of what I did :
> * creation of a personnal branch
>   git checkout -b fdn/myBranch
> * regular work with commits and push in fdn/myBranch
> * report work into master
>   git checkout master
>   git pull origin master
>   git checkout fdn/myBranch
>   git rebase master
>   git checkout master
>   git merge --no-ff fdn/myBranch
>
> I have new things to add in the project, do I have to create a new branch
> or is there any way to re-use fdn/myBranch ?
>
> Thanks for your help
> Fred
>
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