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This checks if the branch has been merged with master and then will delete the ones that have been. Keeps your local git repo nice and clean from all the branches.
Replace "Oct 2" in the first grep pattern to be the date to view branch work from
Full output in one single git command, no pipes nor other process invocations.
Will also work under cmd on Windows, with MSysGit, and can be aliased, simply add
branch-rel = "for-each-ref --sort=-committerdate --format='%1B[32m%(committerdate:iso8601) %1B[34m%(committerdate:relative) %1B[0;m%(refname:short)' refs/heads/"
to your .gitconfig file.
Add this line to your ~/.gitconfig for a git alias "git brd" (i.e., brd = (br)anch+(d)ate) which sorts branches by date. Allows you to pass in limited "git branch" options such as "-r" (remote) or "-a" (all). (Note: forum added "$" prefix to command; obviously in gitconfig there is no "$" prefix.)
This fixes a bug found in the other scripts which fail when a branch has the same name as a file or directory in the current directory.
Print out list of all branches with last commit date to the branch, including relative time since commit and color coding.