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The most useful git commands |

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/22

The most advanced commands are towards the tail of [WayBack] The most useful git commands |

Here there are some examples of git commands that I use often.

They include:

Get the git root directory

git rev-parse --show-toplevel


See closest tags

git describe --tags `git rev-list --tags --max-count=1`

Source: See also git-describe.

See recently used branches (i.e. branches ordered by most recent commit)

git for-each-ref --sort=-committerdate refs/heads/ | head


Which means I need to look into at least these:



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