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Git branch and dirty state in Bash prompt.
# username@Machine ~/dev/dir[master]$ # clean working directory
# username@Machine ~/dev/dir[master*]$ # dirty working directory
function parse_git_dirty {
[[ $(git status 2> /dev/null | tail -n1) != "nothing to commit (working directory clean)" ]] && echo "*"
# also add a + if the local branch is ahead of remote
function parse_git_branch_ahead {
[[ $(git status 2> /dev/null | grep 'Your branch is ahead of') ]] && echo '+'
function parse_git_branch {
git branch --no-color 2> /dev/null | sed -e '/^[^*]/d' -e "s/* \(.*\)/[\1$(parse_git_dirty)$(parse_git_branch_ahead)]/"
export PS1='\u@\h \[\033[1;33m\]\w\[\033[0m\]$(parse_git_branch)$ '
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