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Show git branches by date - useful for showing active branches

Terminal - Show git branches by date - useful for showing active branches
for k in `git branch -r|awk '{print $1}'`;do echo -e `git show --pretty=format:"%Cgreen%ci_%C(blue)%c r_%Cred%cn_%Creset" $k|head -n 1`$k;done|sort -r|awk -F"_" '{printf("%s %17s %-22s %s\n",$1,$2,$3,$4)}'
2012-10-29 12:38:24
User: varon
Functions: awk echo head sort
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Show git branches by date - useful for showing active branches

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Terminal - Alternatives
for k in `git branch|perl -pe s/^..//`;do echo -e `git show --pretty=format:"%Cgreen%ci %Cblue%cr%Creset" $k|head -n 1`\\t$k;done|sort -r
2009-06-03 08:25:00
User: brunost
Functions: echo head perl sort
15

Print out list of all branches with last commit date to the branch, including relative time since commit and color coding.

for k in `git branch|sed s/^..//`;do echo -e `git log -1 --pretty=format:"%Cgreen%ci %Cblue%cr%Creset" "$k"`\\t"$k";done|sort
for k in `git branch|sed s/^..//`;do echo -e `git log -1 --pretty=format:"%Cgreen%ci %Cblue%cr%Creset" "$k" --`\\t"$k";done|sort
2011-11-02 06:16:22
User: ryan
Functions: echo sed
1

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.

git for-each-ref --sort='-authordate' --format='%(refname)%09%(authordate)' refs/heads | sed -e 's-refs/heads/--'
for k in $(git branch | sed /\*/d); do echo "$(git log -1 --pretty=format:"%ct" $k) $k"; done | sort -r | awk '{print $2}'
2012-04-07 11:19:00
User: dahuie
Functions: awk echo sed sort
Tags: bash git sed awk
0

Simpler and without all of the coloring gimmicks. This just returns a list of branches with the most recent first. This should be useful for cleaning your remotes.

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