Persistent git log with git loglive
I recently watched a talk by Tim Berglund on advanced git - http://vimeo.com/49444883
wherein he demos some git plumbing commands with a
git log that keeps refreshing.
It looks like this:
This is incredibly useful for visualizing what's happening to your repository as you switch between and modify branches.
The code below has been reproduced from his original gist
#!/bin/bash while : do clear git --no-pager log --graph --pretty=oneline --abbrev-commit --decorate --all $* sleep 1 done
I had to create a new file with the above contents somewhere in my
PATH. I created a file called
If your commit history is longer than your terminal window is tall, you might need to specify that you only want the top 10 commits or so.
$ git loglive -10