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Re: Command to list <pattern> Branches on a specific Remote (i.e. select from rtb's)




Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> That's:
>
>     git for-each-ref 'refs/remotes/<remote>/<pattern>'
>     git branch -a -l '<remote>/<pattern>'
>
> The latter will conflate <remote> with any local branches you happen to
> have prefixed with <remote>.

Wouldn't "branch -r -l <remote>/<pattern>" be without that downside?
Why use "-a"?