Re: [OT] git branches and command prompts

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Sorry, TB mangled the formatting.  Hopefully quoting helps. :-(

Jason wrote:
All,

if you're like me, you play with a lot of open source code. A lot of it is now in git repositories. I frequently forget which branch I'm on in each project, particularly with Android/Cyanogen. Here's a hack I figured out that helps me out, place it in ~/.bashrc :

### begin ####
PROMPT_COMMAND="echo -n \${PWD};
   if git branch >/dev/null 2>&1; then
      echo -n \"(\$(git branch | grep ^* | cut -d ' ' -f 2-))\"
   fi"
PS1="\n[\[\033[01;34m\]\u\[\033[00m\]@\h] $ "
export PROMPT_COMMAND PS1
### end ######

Here's the result:

/home/jason
[jason@phantom] $ cd src/foss/git.git
/home/jason/src/foss/git.git (master)
[jason@phantom] $ git checkout git_shell_dir_opt
Switched to branch 'git_shell_dir_opt'
/home/jason/src/foss/git.git (git_shell_dir_opt)
[jason@phantom] $

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