Git Tags

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Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Working With Tags in Git

Create a Light Weight Tag

git tag [tagname]

Create an Annotated Tag

git tag -a [tagname] -m "Commit message here."

Delete a Tag

git tag -d [tagname]

Pushing Tags to a Remote Git Repository

You must explicitly push tags to a remote repository.

# Push a single tag to a remote repository
git push origin [tagname]
# Push all tags to a remote repository
git push origin --tags

Checkout out tag as a branch

git checkout -b [tagname] [tagname]

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