A branch is git a reference to a single commit. So the question is:
how can I see what commits it pointed to before? Although we can see
all ancestors of any commit we need some way to tell past head
revisions apart from any developer branches. Even if a commit has only
one parent the branch is not necessarily ever pointed to it - such a
case occurs when the maintainer pulling a developers branch results in
fast forward.
The reflog shows history of local branches, but the remote reflog is
not copied during cloning of fetching (fetching activity is recorded
in the reflog instead) and I don't know a way to view the remote
So can you suggest any way to see the history of a branch?

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