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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2010-01-21 04:28:49 (GMT)
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Merge remote branch 'remotes/trast-doc/for-next'
* remotes/trast-doc/for-next: Documentation: spell 'git cmd' without dash throughout Documentation: format full commands in typewriter font Documentation: warn prominently against merging with dirty trees Documentation/git-merge: reword references to "remote" and "pull" Conflicts: Documentation/config.txt Documentation/git-config.txt Documentation/git-merge.txt
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@@ -11,9 +11,9 @@ SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
-----------
-'git-difftool' is a git command that allows you to compare and edit files
+'git difftool' is a git command that allows you to compare and edit files
between revisions using common diff tools. 'git difftool' is a frontend
-to 'git-diff' and accepts the same options and arguments.
+to 'git diff' and accepts the same options and arguments.
OPTIONS
-------
@@ -33,23 +33,23 @@ OPTIONS
kdiff3, kompare, tkdiff, meld, xxdiff, emerge, vimdiff, gvimdiff,
ecmerge, diffuse, opendiff, p4merge and araxis.
+
-If a diff tool is not specified, 'git-difftool'
+If a diff tool is not specified, 'git difftool'
will use the configuration variable `diff.tool`. If the
-configuration variable `diff.tool` is not set, 'git-difftool'
+configuration variable `diff.tool` is not set, 'git difftool'
will pick a suitable default.
+
You can explicitly provide a full path to the tool by setting the
configuration variable `difftool.<tool>.path`. For example, you
can configure the absolute path to kdiff3 by setting
-`difftool.kdiff3.path`. Otherwise, 'git-difftool' assumes the
+`difftool.kdiff3.path`. Otherwise, 'git difftool' assumes the
tool is available in PATH.
+
Instead of running one of the known diff tools,
-'git-difftool' can be customized to run an alternative program
+'git difftool' can be customized to run an alternative program
by specifying the command line to invoke in a configuration
variable `difftool.<tool>.cmd`.
+
-When 'git-difftool' is invoked with this tool (either through the
+When 'git difftool' is invoked with this tool (either through the
`-t` or `--tool` option or the `diff.tool` configuration variable)
the configured command line will be invoked with the following
variables available: `$LOCAL` is set to the name of the temporary
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ See linkgit:git-diff[1] for the full list of supported options.
CONFIG VARIABLES
----------------
-'git-difftool' falls back to 'git-mergetool' config variables when the
+'git difftool' falls back to 'git mergetool' config variables when the
difftool equivalents have not been defined.
diff.tool::