On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 10:24:59AM +0100, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> Suppose I have these branches:
> I want to show this: fc/feature-a fc/feature-b ^master ^next. I can do
> 'git log --branches=fc' to show the branches that begin with fc/, but
> there's no way to specify the rest. If they were under a prefix, I
> could do '--not --branches=prefix', but they are not.
> Anybody knows a way to query branches that don't have any prefix?
I don't think there is a way. `--branches` can take a pattern (and there
is always `--glob`), but we do not pass FNM_PATHNAME to fnmatch, so "*"
will match across `/` boundaries.
You are stuck with:
git log --branches=fc --not $(
git for-each-ref --format='%(refname:short)' refs/heads |
grep -v /
which is at least robust due to the restrictions on refnames (i.e., no
As an aside, I noticed that:
git log --branches=does-not-exist
will see that we matched no refs and fall back to showing HEAD. That
seems a bit surprising to me.
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