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authorJakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com>2007-06-16 19:03:39 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2007-06-16 20:10:49 (GMT)
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Document git log --abbrev-commit, as a kind of pretty option
Documentation taken from paraphrased description of "--abbrev[=<n>]" diff option, and from description of commit 5c51c985 introducing this option. Note that to change number of digits one must use "--abbrev=<n>", which affects [also] diff output. Signed-off-by: Jakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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'full', 'fuller', 'email', 'raw' and 'format:<string>'.
When left out the format default to 'medium'.
+--abbrev-commit::
+ Instead of showing the full 40-byte hexadecimal commit object
+ name, show only handful hexdigits prefix. Non default number of
+ digits can be specified with "--abbrev=<n>" (which also modifies
+ diff output, if it is displayed).
++
+This should make "--pretty=oneline" a whole lot more readable for
+people using 80-column terminals.
+
--encoding[=<encoding>]::
The commit objects record the encoding used for the log message
in their encoding header; this option can be used to tell the