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authorJunio C Hamano <>2014-01-27 18:45:23 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2014-01-27 18:45:23 (GMT)
commitbf3939901bd18f9d22f1b54323d2dd8032ec8051 (patch)
treeb0fb17b8f5e2effd73c3db0d894d06612ab9aa77 /Documentation
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parent0c1cddd01543feb101c0d95180e27ab840b280b9 (diff)
Merge branch 'tr/gitk-doc-range-trace'
* tr/gitk-doc-range-trace: Documentation/gitk: document -L option
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diff --git a/Documentation/gitk.txt b/Documentation/gitk.txt
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--- a/Documentation/gitk.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitk.txt
@@ -98,6 +98,22 @@ linkgit:git-rev-list[1] for a complete list.
(See "History simplification" in linkgit:git-log[1] for a more
detailed explanation.)
+ Trace the evolution of the line range given by "<start>,<end>"
+ (or the funcname regex <regex>) within the <file>. You may
+ not give any pathspec limiters. This is currently limited to
+ a walk starting from a single revision, i.e., you may only
+ give zero or one positive revision arguments.
+ You can specify this option more than once.
+*Note:* gitk (unlike linkgit:git-log[1]) currently only understands
+this option if you specify it "glued together" with its argument. Do
+*not* put a space after `-L`.
<revision range>::
Limit the revisions to show. This can be either a single revision