Git, tell me when a remote branch that I am tracking is removed
Is there a good way to see when or all local branches which has been setup to track a remote branch where the remote branch has been removed?
I track the remote branch
hotfix and it is removed on remote (usually due to being merged into
dev). I would like to see this somehow so that I can take action (normally being to remove my local branch).
Is there a good way to do this?
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