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Print the underlying command whenever you run a Git alias

Published on Friday, June 10, 2022

In a recent pair programming session, someone mentioned that it was a little hard to follow my command line workflow due to my regular use of Git aliases. As someone who enjoys pair programming, I decided to take that feedback to heart and figure out a way to make the experience better for my future pairing partners. I landed on a solution that prints the underlying command of a Git alias any time I run one.