Delete all local git branches that have been merged

git branch --merged | grep -v "\*" | xargs -n 1 git branch -d
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.
Sample Output
-->git branch
* master

-->git branch --merged | grep -v "\*" | xargs -n 1 git branch -d
Deleted branch <BRANCH_NAME_1> (was f1b26d6).
Deleted branch <BRANCH_NAME_2> (was 5809506).
Deleted branch <BRANCH_NAME_3> (was 8e89287).

By: krizzo
2015-01-25 00:30:37

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