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Discussion on: My Personal Git Tricks Cheatsheet

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Ivan Alejandro

Current branch
alias git-branch="git branch | sed -n -e 's/^\* \(.*\)/\1/p'"

My approach to get the current branch is this:

alias gcb='git symbolic-ref --short HEAD'

(gcb to remind me of Git Current Branch)

I like it more because it uses only git and I don't depend on piping through another app.