Create a gist now

Instantly share code, notes, and snippets.

anonymous / Secret
Created Sep 19, 2011

What would you like to do?
Search all branches in a git repository for a filename with a specific regex
# original credit to
# usage: " <regex>"
#LOC=refs/heads # to search local branches only
for branch in `git for-each-ref --format="%(refname)" $LOC`; do
found=$(git ls-tree -r --name-only $branch | grep "$1")
if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
echo ${branch#$LOC/}:; echo " $found"

This comment has been minimized.

Show comment Hide comment

redheli Oct 2, 2013

it works. Thanks man!

redheli commented Oct 2, 2013

it works. Thanks man!

Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Already have an account? Sign in to comment