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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-branch.txt7
-rw-r--r--builtin/branch.c14
-rwxr-xr-xt/t3203-branch-output.sh14
3 files changed, 29 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
index 5516a47..1fae4ee 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-branch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[--list] [-v [--abbrev=<length> | --no-abbrev]]
[--column[=<options>] | --no-column]
[(--merged | --no-merged | --contains) [<commit>]] [--sort=<key>]
- [--points-at <object>] [<pattern>...]
+ [--points-at <object>] [--format=<format>] [<pattern>...]
'git branch' [--set-upstream | --track | --no-track] [-l] [-f] <branchname> [<start-point>]
'git branch' (--set-upstream-to=<upstream> | -u <upstream>) [<branchname>]
'git branch' --unset-upstream [<branchname>]
@@ -250,6 +250,11 @@ start-point is either a local or remote-tracking branch.
--points-at <object>::
Only list branches of the given object.
+--format <format>::
+ A string that interpolates `%(fieldname)` from the object
+ pointed at by a ref being shown. The format is the same as
+ that of linkgit:git-for-each-ref[1].
+
Examples
--------
diff --git a/builtin/branch.c b/builtin/branch.c
index f293ee5..cbaa6d0 100644
--- a/builtin/branch.c
+++ b/builtin/branch.c
@@ -28,6 +28,7 @@ static const char * const builtin_branch_usage[] = {
N_("git branch [<options>] [-r] (-d | -D) <branch-name>..."),
N_("git branch [<options>] (-m | -M) [<old-branch>] <new-branch>"),
N_("git branch [<options>] [-r | -a] [--points-at]"),
+ N_("git branch [<options>] [-r | -a] [--format]"),
NULL
};
@@ -364,14 +365,14 @@ static char *build_format(struct ref_filter *filter, int maxwidth, const char *r
return strbuf_detach(&fmt, NULL);
}
-static void print_ref_list(struct ref_filter *filter, struct ref_sorting *sorting)
+static void print_ref_list(struct ref_filter *filter, struct ref_sorting *sorting, const char *format)
{
int i;
struct ref_array array;
int maxwidth = 0;
const char *remote_prefix = "";
struct strbuf out = STRBUF_INIT;
- char *format;
+ char *to_free = NULL;
/*
* If we are listing more than just remote branches,
@@ -388,7 +389,8 @@ static void print_ref_list(struct ref_filter *filter, struct ref_sorting *sortin
if (filter->verbose)
maxwidth = calc_maxwidth(&array, strlen(remote_prefix));
- format = build_format(filter, maxwidth, remote_prefix);
+ if (!format)
+ format = to_free = build_format(filter, maxwidth, remote_prefix);
verify_ref_format(format);
ref_array_sort(sorting, &array);
@@ -407,7 +409,7 @@ static void print_ref_list(struct ref_filter *filter, struct ref_sorting *sortin
}
ref_array_clear(&array);
- free(format);
+ free(to_free);
}
static void reject_rebase_or_bisect_branch(const char *target)
@@ -528,6 +530,7 @@ int cmd_branch(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
struct ref_filter filter;
int icase = 0;
static struct ref_sorting *sorting = NULL, **sorting_tail = &sorting;
+ const char *format = NULL;
struct option options[] = {
OPT_GROUP(N_("Generic options")),
@@ -569,6 +572,7 @@ int cmd_branch(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
N_("print only branches of the object"), 0, parse_opt_object_name
},
OPT_BOOL('i', "ignore-case", &icase, N_("sorting and filtering are case insensitive")),
+ OPT_STRING( 0 , "format", &format, N_("format"), N_("format to use for the output")),
OPT_END(),
};
@@ -641,7 +645,7 @@ int cmd_branch(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
if (!sorting)
sorting = ref_default_sorting();
sorting->ignore_case = icase;
- print_ref_list(&filter, sorting);
+ print_ref_list(&filter, sorting, format);
print_columns(&output, colopts, NULL);
string_list_clear(&output, 0);
return 0;
diff --git a/t/t3203-branch-output.sh b/t/t3203-branch-output.sh
index 4521328..5778c0a 100755
--- a/t/t3203-branch-output.sh
+++ b/t/t3203-branch-output.sh
@@ -225,4 +225,18 @@ test_expect_success 'sort branches, ignore case' '
)
'
+test_expect_success 'git branch --format option' '
+ cat >expect <<-\EOF &&
+ Refname is (HEAD detached from fromtag)
+ Refname is refs/heads/ambiguous
+ Refname is refs/heads/branch-one
+ Refname is refs/heads/branch-two
+ Refname is refs/heads/master
+ Refname is refs/heads/ref-to-branch
+ Refname is refs/heads/ref-to-remote
+ EOF
+ git branch --format="Refname is %(refname)" >actual &&
+ test_cmp expect actual
+'
+
test_done