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1git-log(1)
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4NAME
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215a7ad1 6git-log - Show commit logs
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9SYNOPSIS
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cc1621e2 11'git-log' <option>...
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13DESCRIPTION
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15Shows the commit logs.
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aa6bf0eb 17The command takes options applicable to the gitlink:git-rev-list[1]
e51c3b50 18command to control what is shown and how, and options applicable to
aa6bf0eb 19the gitlink:git-diff-tree[1] commands to control how the change
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20each commit introduces are shown.
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aa6bf0eb 22This manual page describes only the most frequently used options.
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25OPTIONS
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28include::pretty-formats.txt[]
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30--max-count=<n>::
31 Limits the number of commits to show.
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33<since>..<until>::
34 Show only commits between the named two commits.
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37 Show the change the commit introduces in a patch form.
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39<paths>...::
40 Show only commits that affect the specified paths.
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45git log --no-merges::
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47 Show the whole commit history, but skip any merges
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49git log v2.6.12.. include/scsi drivers/scsi::
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51 Show all commits since version 'v2.6.12' that changed any file
52 in the include/scsi or drivers/scsi subdirectories
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e994004f 54git log --since="2 weeks ago" \-- gitk::
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56 Show the changes during the last two weeks to the file 'gitk'.
57 The "--" is necessary to avoid confusion with the *branch* named
58 'gitk'
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60git log -r --name-status release..test::
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62 Show the commits that are in the "test" branch but not yet
63 in the "release" branch, along with the list of paths
64 each commit modifies.
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66Discussion
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69include::i18n.txt[]
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72Author
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74Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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76Documentation
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78Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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80GIT
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a7154e91 82Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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