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1 git-show(1)
2 ===========
3
4 NAME
5 ----
6 git-show - Show various types of objects
7
8
9 SYNOPSIS
10 --------
11 [verse]
12 'git show' [options] <object>...
13
14 DESCRIPTION
15 -----------
16 Shows one or more objects (blobs, trees, tags and commits).
17
18 For commits it shows the log message and textual diff. It also
19 presents the merge commit in a special format as produced by
20 'git diff-tree --cc'.
21
22 For tags, it shows the tag message and the referenced objects.
23
24 For trees, it shows the names (equivalent to 'git ls-tree'
25 with --name-only).
26
27 For plain blobs, it shows the plain contents.
28
29 The command takes options applicable to the 'git diff-tree' command to
30 control how the changes the commit introduces are shown.
31
32 This manual page describes only the most frequently used options.
33
34
35 OPTIONS
36 -------
37 <object>...::
38 The names of objects to show.
39 For a more complete list of ways to spell object names, see
40 "SPECIFYING REVISIONS" section in linkgit:gitrevisions[7].
41
42 include::pretty-options.txt[]
43
44
45 include::pretty-formats.txt[]
46
47
48 COMMON DIFF OPTIONS
49 -------------------
50
51 :git-log: 1
52 include::diff-options.txt[]
53
54 include::diff-generate-patch.txt[]
55
56
57 EXAMPLES
58 --------
59
60 `git show v1.0.0`::
61 Shows the tag `v1.0.0`, along with the object the tags
62 points at.
63
64 `git show v1.0.0^{tree}`::
65 Shows the tree pointed to by the tag `v1.0.0`.
66
67 `git show -s --format=%s v1.0.0^{commit}`::
68 Shows the subject of the commit pointed to by the
69 tag `v1.0.0`.
70
71 `git show next~10:Documentation/README`::
72 Shows the contents of the file `Documentation/README` as
73 they were current in the 10th last commit of the branch
74 `next`.
75
76 `git show master:Makefile master:t/Makefile`::
77 Concatenates the contents of said Makefiles in the head
78 of the branch `master`.
79
80 Discussion
81 ----------
82
83 include::i18n.txt[]
84
85 GIT
86 ---
87 Part of the linkgit:git[1] suite