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authorShawn O. Pearce <>2007-01-18 02:08:09 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-01-18 04:45:41 (GMT)
commit41a5564e054043945e365c580abab724e12744ff (patch)
tree024d969caa86b4a7711c993b399315d9be83847c /Documentation/git-log.txt
parentee53aff486d380986e549ea93a5d68e7b7607293 (diff)
Refer users to git-rev-parse for revision specification syntax.
The revision specification syntax (sometimes referred to as SHA1-expressions) is accepted almost everywhere in Git by almost every tool. Unfortunately it is only documented in git-rev-parse.txt, and most users don't know to look there. Signed-off-by: Shawn O. Pearce <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -34,6 +34,9 @@ include::pretty-formats.txt[]
Show only commits between the named two commits. When
either <since> or <until> is omitted, it defaults to
`HEAD`, i.e. the tip of the current branch.
+ For a more complete list of ways to spell <since>
+ and <until>, see "SPECIFYING REVISIONS" section in
+ gitlink:git-rev-parse[1].
Show the change the commit introduces in a patch form.