Tutorial by Examples: branchname



$ git log @{upstream}.. # what was done locally and not yet published, current branch $ git show master@{upstream} # show upstream of branch 'master' The suffix @{upstream} appended to a branchname (short form <branchname>@{u}) refers to the branch that the branch specified by branc...
You can have functions in the PS1 variable, just make sure to single quote it or use escape for special chars: gitPS1(){ gitps1=$(git branch 2>/dev/null | grep '*') gitps1="${gitps1:+ (${gitps1/#\* /})}" echo "$gitps1" } PS1='\u@\h:\w$(gitPS1)$ ' It will...
What is PS1 PS1 denotes Prompt String 1. It is the one of the prompt available in Linux/UNIX shell. When you open your terminal, it will display the content defined in PS1 variable in your bash prompt. In order to add branch name to bash prompt we have to edit the PS1 variable(set value of PS1 in ~...

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