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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt5
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt b/Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt
index 9ec4b29..816c592 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt
@@ -9,12 +9,15 @@ git-diff-tree - Compares the content and mode of blobs found via two tree object
SYNOPSIS
--------
-'git-diff-tree' [--stdin] [-m] [-s] [-v] [--pretty] [-t] [<common diff options>] <tree-ish> <tree-ish> [<path>...]
+'git-diff-tree' [--stdin] [-m] [-s] [-v] [--pretty] [-t] [<common diff options>] <tree-ish> [<tree-ish>] [<path>...]
DESCRIPTION
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Compares the content and mode of the blobs found via two tree objects.
+If there is only one <tree-ish> given, the commit is compared with its parents
+(see --stdin below).
+
Note that "git-diff-tree" can use the tree encapsulated in a commit object.
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