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1git-whatchanged(1)
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4NAME
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7bd7f280 6git-whatchanged - Show logs with difference each commit introduces
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9SYNOPSIS
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cc1621e2 11'git-whatchanged' <option>...
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13DESCRIPTION
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15Shows commit logs and diff output each commit introduces. The
16command internally invokes 'git-rev-list' piped to
17'git-diff-tree', and takes command line options for both of
18these commands.
19
20This manual page describes only the most frequently used options.
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23OPTIONS
24-------
25-p::
26 Show textual diffs, instead of the git internal diff
27 output format that is useful only to tell the changed
28 paths and their nature of changes.
29
70551726 30-<n>::
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31 Limit output to <n> commits.
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33<since>..<until>::
34 Limit output to between the two named commits (bottom
35 exclusive, top inclusive).
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37-r::
38 Show git internal diff output, but for the whole tree,
39 not just the top level.
40
41--pretty=<format>::
42 Controls the output format for the commit logs.
43 <format> can be one of 'raw', 'medium', 'short', 'full',
44 and 'oneline'.
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47 By default, differences for merge commits are not shown.
48 With this flag, show differences to that commit from all
49 of its parents.
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51However, it is not very useful in general, although it
52*is* useful on a file-by-file basis.
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54Examples
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56git-whatchanged -p v2.6.12.. include/scsi drivers/scsi::
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58 Show as patches the commits since version 'v2.6.12' that changed
59 any file in the include/scsi or drivers/scsi subdirectories
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63 Show the changes during the last two weeks to the file 'gitk'.
64 The "--" is necessary to avoid confusion with the *branch* named
65 'gitk'
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68Author
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70Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> and
71Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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74Documentation
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76Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
77
78GIT
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a7154e91 80Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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