[PATCH] Clean up diff option descriptions.
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1-p::
2 Generate patch (see section on generating patches)
3
4-u::
5 Synonym for "-p".
6
7-r::
8 Look recursivelly in subdirectories; this flag does not
9 mean anything to commands other than "git-diff-tree";
10 other commands always looks at all the subdirectories.
11
12-z::
13 \0 line termination on output
14
15--name-only::
16 Show only names of changed files.
17
18--name-only-z::
19 Same as --name-only, but terminate lines with NUL.
20
21-B::
22 Break complete rewrite changes into pairs of delete and create.
23
24-M::
25 Detect renames.
26
27-C::
28 Detect copies as well as renames.
29
30--find-copies-harder::
31 By default, -C option finds copies only if the original
32 file of the copy was modified in the same changeset for
33 performance reasons. This flag makes the command
34 inspect unmodified files as candidates for the source of
35 copy. This is a very expensive operation for large
36 projects, so use it with caution.
37
38-S<string>::
39 Look for differences that contains the change in <string>.
40
41--pickaxe-all::
42 When -S finds a change, show all the changes in that
43 changeset, not just the files that contains the change
44 in <string>.
45
46-O<orderfile>::
47 Output the patch in the order specified in the
48 <orderfile>, which has one shell glob pattern per line.
49
50-R::
51 Swap two inputs; that is, show differences from cache or
52 on-disk file to tree contents.
53