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1gitk(1)
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4NAME
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c3f0baac 6gitk - The git repository browser
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8SYNOPSIS
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5164b6cd 10'gitk' [<option>...] [<revs>] [--] [<path>...]
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12DESCRIPTION
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14Displays changes in a repository or a selected set of commits. This includes
15visualizing the commit graph, showing information related to each commit, and
16the files in the trees of each revision.
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18Historically, gitk was the first repository browser. It's written in tcl/tk
19and started off in a separate repository but was later merged into the main
20git repository.
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22OPTIONS
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24To control which revisions to shown, the command takes options applicable to
25the gitlink:git-rev-list[1] command. This manual page describes only the most
26frequently used options.
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28-n <number>, --max-count=<number>::
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30 Limits the number of commits to show.
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32--since=<date>::
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34 Show commits more recent than a specific date.
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36--until=<date>::
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38 Show commits older than a specific date.
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40--all::
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42 Show all branches.
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5164b6cd 44<revs>::
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46 Limit the revisions to show. This can be either a single revision
47 meaning show from the given revision and back, or it can be a range in
48 the form "'<from>'..'<to>'" to show all revisions between '<from>' and
49 back to '<to>'. Note, more advanced revision selection can be applied.
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50 For a more complete list of ways to spell object names, see
51 "SPECIFYING REVISIONS" section in gitlink:git-rev-parse[1].
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53<path>::
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55 Limit commits to the ones touching files in the given paths. Note, to
56 avoid ambiguity wrt. revision names use "--" to separate the paths
3dff5379 57 from any preceding options.
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59Examples
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61gitk v2.6.12.. include/scsi drivers/scsi::
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63 Show as the changes since version 'v2.6.12' that changed any
64 file in the include/scsi or drivers/scsi subdirectories
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68 Show the changes during the last two weeks to the file 'gitk'.
69 The "--" is necessary to avoid confusion with the *branch* named
70 'gitk'
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72gitk --max-count=100 --all -- Makefile::
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74 Show at most 100 changes made to the file 'Makefile'. Instead of only
75 looking for changes in the current branch look in all branches.
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77See Also
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79'qgit(1)'::
80 A repository browser written in C++ using Qt.
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82'gitview(1)'::
83 A repository browser written in Python using Gtk. It's based on
84 'bzrk(1)' and distributed in the contrib area of the git repository.
85
86'tig(1)'::
87 A minimal repository browser and git tool output highlighter written
88 in C using Ncurses.
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90Author
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5164b6cd 92Written by Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>.
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94Documentation
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96Documentation by Junio C Hamano, Jonas Fonseca, and the git-list
97<git@vger.kernel.org>.
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99GIT
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a7154e91 101Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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