Show a git log with offsets relative to HEAD

git log --oneline | nl -v0 | sed 's/^ \+/&HEAD~/'
Print a git log (in reverse order) giving a reference relative to HEAD. HEAD (the current revision) can also be referred to as HEAD~0 The previous revision is HEAD~1 then HEAD~2 etc. . Add line numbers to the git output, starting at zero: ... | nl -v0 | ... . Insert the string 'HEAD~' before the number using sed: ... | sed 's/^ \+/&HEAD~/' . Thanks to bartonski for the idea :-)
Sample Output
$ git log --oneline | nl -v0 | sed 's/^ \+/&HEAD~/' | head
     HEAD~0	8005c49 Linux 4.4-rc1
     HEAD~1	0ca9b67 Merge branch 'perf-urgent-for-linus'
     HEAD~2	051b29f Merge branch 'sched-urgent-for-linus'
     HEAD~3	8f98e29 Merge branch 'locking-urgent-for-linus'
     HEAD~4	bba072d Merge branch 'x86-urgent-for-linus'
     HEAD~5	511601b Merge branches 'irq-urgent-for-linus'
     HEAD~6	b84da9f Merge branch 'upstream'
     HEAD~7	12b76f3 Merge tag 'sound-fix-4.4-rc1'
     HEAD~8	b3a0d9a Merge tag 'arc-4.4-rc1-part2'
     HEAD~9	30b9dbe ARC: Fix silly typo in MAINTAINERS file

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By: flatcap
2015-11-23 21:35:57

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