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OT - git related bourne-like shell functions

by parv (Priest)
on Nov 02, 2012 at 12:48 UTC ( #1001960=perlmeditation: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Not really a meditation this is but more of shell scripting code contribution related to git ...

# Some git commands for use in bourne-like shells; # some could be aliases. gshow_old_branch() { local old old=$( git branch ) printf "## Moving from %s\n" "${old}" >&2 } gmerge() { git mergetool } gcon() { git rebase --continue } gskip() { git rebase --skip } gabort() { git rebase --abort } ghard() { git reset --hard $@ } gwhere() { git branch } ghelp() { git "${1}" --help } gadjust() { git rebase -i $@ } grephrase() { git commit --amend } gcd() { case $# in 0 ) printf "Need a branch to change to\n" >&2 return 1 ;; * ) git checkout "$1" ;; esac } gupdate() { gshow_old_branch git checkout master \ && git pull --rebase } gplop() { case $# in 0 | 1 ) printf "Need a branch to change and a branch to rebase on\n" >&2 exit 1 ;; * ) ;; esac set +x local in="$1" local out="$2" git checkout "$out" && git rebase "$in" [ $? -eq 0 ] || return case $# in 2 ) ;; * ) shift shift set -- $out $@ set +x gplop $@ ;; esac } glastmerge() { git ci -a -m '# (merge with previous)' \ && git rebase -i HEAD^^ } gpick() { for m in $@ do git cherry-pick "${m}" || break done } gitm() { date='last 5 months' gitk --all --date-order --since="$date" $@ } gdiff() { git diff $@ } gpatch() { git diff --no-color $@ } gmovetag() { local tag pos case $# in 0 | 1 ) printf "Need both an tag to move and the new location.\n" >&1 exit 1 ;; * ) tag="${1}" pos="${2}" ;; esac set +x git tag -d "${tag}" git tag -a "${tag}" "${pos}" -m 'Reset mark.' set +x }

Let me know please if comments may be needed for some of the functions.

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Re: OT - git related (bourne-like shell) functions
by Tanktalus (Canon) on Nov 04, 2012 at 14:56 UTC

    For a lot of these, I would suggest using bash with the git bash-completion scripts (one for git and one for the git prompt). Then you can tab-complete most of these. The advantage is that you subconsciously learn/remember all the underlying commands which makes looking up the man pages easier, but also makes it easier to move from machine to machine where the other machine may not have as much environment set up. I often log in to coworkers' machines to help them out with stuff, and many of these commands look like things I'd help them with, so learning the actual commands is still handy.

Re: OT - git related (bourne-like shell) functions
by daxim (Chaplain) on Nov 05, 2012 at 16:16 UTC
    The simple shell functions that perform no logic can also be done with git's built-in aliases feature. Feel free to copy from my config file.
      Indeed, but then I would have things in multiple places (git and/or shell aliases); that is the reason that simple things are with the complex ones.
Re: OT - git related (bourne-like shell) functions (cmd.exe/doskey)
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 02, 2012 at 14:13 UTC
    FWIW, has some similar things, the win32 equivalent of which might be
    doskey gs=git status $* doskey ga=git add $* doskey gb=git branch $* doskey gc=git commit $* doskey gd=git diff $* doskey go=git checkout $* doskey gk=start "" gitk --all $* doskey gx=gitx --all $* doskey gh=git log --pretty=format:"%h %ad | %s%d [%an]" --graph --dat +e=short doskey got=git $* doskey get=git $*

    A more readable fork of that tutorial is

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