Anonymous committed a126ed0

git-branch: display sha1 on branch deletion

Make it easier to recover from a mistaken branch deletion by displaying the
sha1 of the branch's tip commit.

Update t3200 test to match the change in output.

Signed-off-by: Brandon Casey <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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 			ret = 1;
 		} else {
 			struct strbuf buf = STRBUF_INIT;
-			printf("Deleted %sbranch %s.\n", remote, argv[i]);
+			printf("Deleted %sbranch %s (%s).\n", remote, argv[i],
+				find_unique_abbrev(sha1, DEFAULT_ABBREV));
 			strbuf_addf(&buf, "branch.%s", argv[i]);
 			if (git_config_rename_section(buf.buf, NULL) < 0)
 				warning("Update of config-file failed");


 test_expect_success 'test deleting branch without config' \
     'git branch my7 s &&
-     test "$(git branch -d my7 2>&1)" = "Deleted branch my7."'
+     sha1=$(git rev-parse my7 | cut -c 1-7) &&
+     test "$(git branch -d my7 2>&1)" = "Deleted branch my7 ($sha1)."'
 test_expect_success 'test --track without .fetch entries' \
     'git branch --track my8 &&
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