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delete all remote branches that have already been merged into master
$ git branch -r --merged |
sed '/>|master/d;/origin/!d;s:origin/::' |
xargs git push origin --delete
# I think this will work, but I don't know how to get git branch to show me that -> line
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cortexcompiler commented Jan 25, 2022

This shows me the -> line:
git branch -r --merged | grep '>'
The output is essentially:
origin/HEAD -> origin/main
(it also showed one branch with a long name that contains a '>')

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matschaffer commented Jan 26, 2022

Guessing https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6127328/how-can-i-delete-all-git-branches-which-have-been-merged is the place to go now. Pretty sure I made this gist before SO existed :)

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