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Git::Raw::Reflog(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation Git::Raw::Reflog(3pm)


Git::Raw::Reflog - Git reflog class


version 0.79


    use Git::Raw;

    # open the Git repository at $path
    my $repo = Git::Raw::Repository -> open($path);

    # get the master branch
    my $master = Git::Raw::Branch -> lookup($repo, 'master', 1);

    # retrieve the reflog for 'master'
    my $reflog = $master -> reflog;

    # print out reflog information
    my @entries = $reflog -> entries;
    foreach my $entry (@entries) {
        my $committer = $entry -> committer;
        print "Committer:", "\n";
        print "\t", "Name:   ", $committer -> name, "\n";
        print "\t", "E-Mail  ", $committer -> email, "\n";
        print "\t", "Time:   ", $committer -> time, "\n";
        print "\t", "Offset: ", $committer -> offset, "\n";
        print "\n";

        print "Message: ", $entry -> message, "\n";
        print "Old id:  ", $entry -> old_id, "\n";
        print "New id:  ", $entry -> new_id, "\n";

    # add a new entry to the reflog
    my $signature = Git::Raw::Signature -> default($repo);
    $reflog -> append("Hello", $signature);
    $reflog -> write;

    # drop an entry from the reflog
    $reflog -> drop(0);
    $reflog -> write;

    # remove the reflog
    $reflog -> delete;
    $reflog -> write;


A "Git::Raw::Reflog" represents a Git reflog.

WARNING: The API of this module is unstable and may change without warning (any change will be appropriately documented in the changelog).


open( $reference )

Open the reflog for the reference $reference.

delete( )

Delete the reflog for the reference.

append( $message [, $signature])

Add a new entry to the reflog. If $signature is not provided, the default signature, "Git::Raw::Signature->default()" will be used.

drop( $index )

Remove entry $index from the reflog.

write( )

Write the reflog back to disk.

entry_count( )

Retrieve the number of entries in the reflog.

entries( [$index, $count] )

Retrieve a list of Git::Raw::Reflog::Entry objects.


Alessandro Ghedini <>

Jacques Germishuys <>


Copyright 2014 Alessandro Ghedini.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either: the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; or the Artistic License.

See for more information.

2018-05-15 perl v5.26.2