You can also read my blog post on changing the default branch stream upstream in git or renaming your own default branch in GitLab. This post is a living post where I document all the different places where one may need to update the default branch when changing the name
This article was inspired by Scott Hanselman's article about the same topic. You can also read my blog post on changing the default branch stream upstream in git or changing your default branch everywhere else. Also while you're here, go follow me on Twitter So let's say you're bought in:
I've been using Git for years and always took for granted that the default branch name was master. After all, it's been that way since May 2005 long before I started using Git. At the same time, I've been very supportive of efforts to eliminate master/slave metaphors in tech.