Thursday, October 08, 2020

GitHub Master => Main

New GitHub Repositories Default to Main Branch

all newly created GitHub repositories will have a default branch of 'main' instead of 'master'. This change reflects a similar one from the upstream Git project which started the transition from using 'master' for their default branch name, allowing projects to customise what the default branch of a project is called. From the Software Freedom Conservancy announcement regarding Git and Branch Names earlier this year:

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