[PATCH] Add -O<orderfile> option to diff-* brothers.
[git/git.git] / Documentation / git-diff-files.txt
1 git-diff-files(1)
2 =================
3 v0.1, May 2005
4
5 NAME
6 ----
7 git-diff-files - Compares files in the working tree and the cache
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9
10 SYNOPSIS
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12 'git-diff-files' [-p] [-q] [-r] [-z] [-B] [-M] [-C] [-R] [-O<orderfile>] [-S<string>] [--pickaxe-all] [<pattern>...]
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14 DESCRIPTION
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16 Compares the files in the working tree and the cache. When paths
17 are specified, compares only those named paths. Otherwise all
18 entries in the cache are compared. The output format is the
19 same as "git-diff-cache" and "git-diff-tree".
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21 OPTIONS
22 -------
23 -p::
24 generate patch (see section on generating patches).
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26 -q::
27 Remain silent even on nonexisting files
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29 -R::
30 Output diff in reverse.
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32 -B::
33 Break complete rewrite changes into pairs of delete and create.
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35 -M::
36 Detect renames.
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38 -C::
39 Detect copies as well as renames.
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41 -S<string>::
42 Look for differences that contains the change in <string>.
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44 --pickaxe-all::
45 When -S finds a change, show all the changes in that
46 changeset, not just the files that contains the change
47 in <string>.
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49 -O<orderfile>::
50 Output the patch in the order specified in the
51 <orderfile>, which has one shell glob pattern per line.
52
53 -r::
54 This flag does not mean anything. It is there only to match
55 git-diff-tree. Unlike git-diff-tree, git-diff-files always looks
56 at all the subdirectories.
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58
59 Output format
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61 include::diff-format.txt[]
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63
64 Author
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66 Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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68 Documentation
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70 Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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72 GIT
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74 Part of the link:git.html[git] suite
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