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1 git-show(1)
2 ===========
3
4 NAME
5 ----
6 git-show - Show various types of objects
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8
9 SYNOPSIS
10 --------
11 'git-show' [options] <object>...
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13 DESCRIPTION
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15 Shows one or more objects (blobs, trees, tags and commits).
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17 For commits it shows the log message and textual diff. It also
18 presents the merge commit in a special format as produced by
19 'git-diff-tree --cc'.
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21 For tags, it shows the tag message and the referenced objects.
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23 For trees, it shows the names (equivalent to gitlink:git-ls-tree[1]
24 with \--name-only).
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26 For plain blobs, it shows the plain contents.
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28 This manual page describes only the most frequently used options.
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30
31 OPTIONS
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33 <commitid>::
34 ID of the commit to show.
35
36 include::pretty-formats.txt[]
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38
39 EXAMPLES
40 --------
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42 git show v1.0.0::
43 Shows the tag `v1.0.0`.
44
45 git show v1.0.0^{tree}::
46 Shows the tree pointed to by the tag `v1.0.0`.
47
48 git show next~10:Documentation/README
49 Shows the contents of the file `Documentation/README` as
50 they were current in the 10th last commit of the branch
51 `next`.
52
53 git show master:Makefile master:t/Makefile
54 Concatenates the contents of said Makefiles in the head
55 of the branch `master`.
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57 Discussion
58 ----------
59
60 include::i18n.txt[]
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62 Author
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64 Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> and
65 Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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67
68 Documentation
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70 Documentation by David Greaves, Petr Baudis and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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72 This manual page is a stub. You can help the git documentation by expanding it.
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74 GIT
75 ---
76 Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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