Display summary of git commit ids and messages for a given branch

git log master | awk '/commit/ {id=$2} /\s+\w+/ {print id, $0}'
Useful when quickly looking for a commit id from a branch to use with git cherry-pick.
Sample Output
0165c83d3ec75edded1066f4a042218748f5ef56     Added escaping of keywords on single view
94da1903caec853a3fd183405f3925e2e682b240     Test change to file
299fa310ddbb532a673e35f08c1944ae51f26261     Removed swap files

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By: root
2009-01-28 13:32:08

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