Can I reuse a branch which hosted a pull request?

Suppose I create a branch B, make some changes, push it, then create a pull request against master. Once that pull request has been absorbed into master, can I resync B with master and then reuse it for a new pull request?

2 answers

1 vote
Ben Stuart Atlassian Team Jan 29, 2018

Hey Skip, 

 

If this is for Bitbucket Server, the branch will not be removed from Bitbucket and certainly not from you local copy after a merge occurs. You can always reuse that branch if you'd like or remove it. In Bitbucket Cloud we wont' remove the branch after a pull request is merged unless you use the "Close branch" checkbox during pull request creation. Hope that helps! 

Here's an article too that I use when working with Feature Branches :)

https://www.atlassian.com/git/tutorials/comparing-workflows/gitflow-workflow

 

Cheers!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted yesterday in Off-topic

Miscellaneous Monday - CreatatronV3

You may remember, not so long ago, that together we invented the most evil of machines: The Destructo5000!  The effects of missing Durian rippled over nations. Complete chaos as goat chee...

106 views 4 3
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you