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Git Aliases

clone1 - Git clone a repository but only one branch and one commit

Useful if you want the current state, the working copy, but do not need history.

Set the alias with git config --global alias.clone1 "clone --depth=1 --single-branch"

Usage: git clone1 example.org

Full command: git clone --depth=1 --single-branch

Usage with branch that is no master; in this case dev: git clone1 -b dev example.org

pr - Fetch/Pull GitHub pull requests

This pr alias allows you to fetch a pull requests code, labeled pr-<id>, and check it out.

Set alias with: pr = !sh -c 'git fetch origin pull/$1/head:pr-$1 && git checkout pr-$1'

Usage: git pr 123

mr - Fetch/Pull GitLab merge requests

This mr alias allows you to fetch a merge requests code, labeled mr-<id>, and check it out.

Alias: mr = !sh -c 'git fetch origin merge-requests/$1/head:mr-$1 && git checkout mr-$1' -

Usage: git mr 123