TortoiseGit... switch to local or remote branch

TortoiseGit lists my local branches like "add-spaceships" and also "remote/origin/add-spaceships" when I want to switch. If I already committed+pushed my local branch, is there any difference which I pick? Any general rule on which is right?

(I'm a noob to Git, simple answers preferred!)

Answers


remote/origin/add-spaceships is a remote branch, an indication (and reference) of the state of your remote repository's branch. If you just pushed the local branch to this remote, it should be at the same commit of your local add-spaceships branch's tip.

Your development must happen on local branches, so just switch to add-spaceships.


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