Autocomplete git branch name

Turns out it’s possible to enable autocompletion of git branch names when working on the command line. The script can be automatically installed on OS X using these commands:

$ curl -G https://raw.github.com/git/git/master/contrib/completion/git-completion.bash > ~/.git-completion.sh
$ echo 'source ~/.git-completion.sh' >> ~/.bash_profile

Don’t forget to re-open any already open Terminal windows.

(via @decthomas)

UPDATE: I’ve been notified that this script also autocompletes names of remotes and the like 🙂

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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