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How to checkout the latest tag of a Git repository

This simple bash script allows to automatically checkout your local git repository on the latest tagged version available on the remote repository.

The script assumes to be run from your local repo.
The command 'git rev-list --tags' lists the tags IDs in reverse chronological order, getting the very last one on top. 
The command 'git describe --tags' returns the tag name, associated to such ID, you can use to checkout from.

Original source: http://julienrenaux.fr/2013/10/04/how-to-automatically-checkout-the-latest-tag-of-a-git-repository/
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# Get new tags from the remote git fetch --tags # Get the latest tag name latestTag=$(git describe --tags `git rev-list --tags --max-count=1`) # Checkout the latest tag git checkout $latestTag
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