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1 git-log(1)
2 ==========
3
4 NAME
5 ----
6 git-log - Show commit logs
7
8
9 SYNOPSIS
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11 'git-log' <option>...
12
13 DESCRIPTION
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15 Shows the commit logs.
16
17 The command takes options applicable to the gitlink:git-rev-list[1]
18 command to control what is shown and how, and options applicable to
19 the gitlink:git-diff-tree[1] commands to control how the change
20 each commit introduces are shown.
21
22 This manual page describes only the most frequently used options.
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24
25 OPTIONS
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27
28 include::pretty-formats.txt[]
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30 --max-count=<n>::
31 Limits the number of commits to show.
32
33 <since>..<until>::
34 Show only commits between the named two commits.
35
36 -p::
37 Show the change the commit introduces in a patch form.
38
39 <paths>...::
40 Show only commits that affect the specified paths.
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42
43 Examples
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45 git log --no-merges::
46
47 Show the whole commit history, but skip any merges
48
49 git log v2.6.12.. include/scsi drivers/scsi::
50
51 Show all commits since version 'v2.6.12' that changed any file
52 in the include/scsi or drivers/scsi subdirectories
53
54 git log --since="2 weeks ago" \-- gitk::
55
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'
59
60 git log -r --name-status release..test::
61
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.
65
66 Discussion
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68
69 include::i18n.txt[]
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71
72 Author
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74 Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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76 Documentation
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78 Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
79
80 GIT
81 ---
82 Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
83