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1 git-diff-helper(1)
2 ==================
3 v0.1, May 2005
4
5 NAME
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7 git-diff-helper - Generates patch format output for git-diff-*
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9
10 SYNOPSIS
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12 'git-diff-helper' [-z] [-S<string>] [-O<orderfile>]
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14 DESCRIPTION
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16 Reads output from "git-diff-cache", "git-diff-tree" and "git-diff-files" and
17 generates patch format output.
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19 OPTIONS
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21 -z::
22 \0 line termination on input
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24 -S<string>::
25 Look for differences that contains the change in <string>.
26
27 --pickaxe-all::
28 When -S finds a change, show all the changes in that
29 changeset, not just the files that contains the change
30 in <string>.
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32 -O<orderfile>::
33 Output the patch in the order specified in the
34 <orderfile>, which has one shell glob pattern per line.
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36 See Also
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38 The section on generating patches in link:git-diff-cache.html[git-diff-cache]
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41 Author
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43 Written by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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46 Documentation
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48 Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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50 GIT
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52 Part of the link:git.html[git] suite
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