Adding --decorate gave me the desired result. Thanks for your help!
-----Original Message----- From: SZEDER Gábor <szeder....@gmail.com> Sent: Friday, August 9, 2019 3:51 PM To: Cliff Schomburg <cl...@microsoft.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: "git log" does not display refs info when executed via C# Process class on Windows On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 07:36:19PM +0000, Cliff Schomburg wrote: > I have an open Git for Windows issue here: > https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgith > ub.com%2Fgit-for-windows%2Fgit%2Fissues%2F2285&data=02%7C01%7Cclis > c%40microsoft.com%7C17689ee8d32d48528c3208d71d02d8d5%7C72f988bf86f141a > f91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C637009771013658738&sdata=PKPdRI0mC65Lx > 2J5etYnp0fyzsk%2BXSGzGBWa12BLKEE%3D&reserved=0 > > "git log" works as expected from the command prompt. But when I execute it > via C# Process class and read from Standard Output, the refs are missing. > > Is anyone familiar with this issue? Any idea why the output to CMD and > STDOUT would be different? Decorations, like color and refs pointing to a commit, are for humans, and humans read the terminal. If the command's output doesn't go to a terminal, then no such decorations are shown by default. Try invoking 'git log --decorate'; or, better yet, use your custom '--format=', especially if you intend to parse the output,