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Compare branches in git

Compare branches in git

Want to check if all changes in your new branch is merged to main branch before you delete the new branch.

git log feature1 ^master

The above command displays all commits which are present in feature1 and not present in master.

Note 1: You can also try “git branch -d feature1”. If the new branch is not totally merged, git won’t delete the new branch.

Note 2: You can also try “git branch –contains feature1”, but I’m not sure how that works. I guess I’m happy with git log for now.

To read more about this, checkout http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1710894/using-git-show-all-commits-that-are-in-one-branch-but-not-the-others

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