Help: branches

hg branches [-c]

list repository named branches

List the repository's named branches, indicating which ones are inactive. If -c/--closed is specified, also list branches which have been marked closed (see 'hg commit --close-branch').

Use the command 'hg update' to switch to an existing branch.


The following keywords are supported in addition to the common template keywords and functions such as "{branch}". See also 'hg help templates'.

Boolean. True if the branch is active.
Boolean. True if the branch is closed.
Boolean. True if it is the current branch.

Returns 0.

options ([+] can be repeated):

-a --active show only branches that have unmerged heads (DEPRECATED)
-c --closed show normal and closed branches
-r --rev VALUE [+] show branch name(s) of the given rev
-T --template TEMPLATE display with template

global options ([+] can be repeated):

-R --repository REPO repository root directory or name of overlay bundle file
--cwd DIR change working directory
-y --noninteractive do not prompt, automatically pick the first choice for all prompts
-q --quiet suppress output
-v --verbose enable additional output
--color TYPE when to colorize (boolean, always, auto, never, or debug)
--config CONFIG [+] set/override config option (use '')
--debug enable debugging output
--debugger start debugger
--encoding ENCODE set the charset encoding (default: UTF-8)
--encodingmode MODE set the charset encoding mode (default: strict)
--traceback always print a traceback on exception
--time time how long the command takes
--profile print command execution profile
--version output version information and exit
-h --help display help and exit
--hidden consider hidden changesets
--pager TYPE when to paginate (boolean, always, auto, or never) (default: auto)