Get the current branch name

Isabelle Viktoria Maciohsek · Git, Branch · Apr 13, 2021

Prints the current branch name.

  • Use git rev-parse --abbrev-ref HEAD to print the name of the current branch.
git rev-parse --abbrev-ref HEAD
git checkout patch-1
git rev-parse --abbrev-ref HEAD # Prints `patch-1`

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