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@@ -170,12 +170,13 @@ any of those replacements occurred.
the commits in the range like linkgit:git-submodule[1] `summary` does.
Omitting the `--submodule` option or specifying `--submodule=short`,
uses the 'short' format. This format just shows the names of the commits
- at the beginning and end of the range.
+ at the beginning and end of the range. Can be tweaked via the
+ `diff.submodule` configuration variable.
Show colored diff.
- The value must be `always` (the default for `<when>`), `never`, or `auto`.
- The default value is `never`.
+ `--color` (i.e. without '=<when>') is the same as `--color=always`.
+ '<when>' can be one of `always`, `never`, or `auto`.
It can be changed by the `color.ui` and `color.diff`
configuration settings.
@@ -308,7 +309,11 @@ endif::git-log[]
index (i.e. amount of addition/deletions compared to the
file's size). For example, `-M90%` means git should consider a
delete/add pair to be a rename if more than 90% of the file
- hasn't changed.
+ hasn't changed. Without a `%` sign, the number is to be read as
+ a fraction, with a decimal point before it. I.e., `-M5` becomes
+ 0.5, and is thus the same as `-M50%`. Similarly, `-M05` is
+ the same as `-M5%`. To limit detection to exact renames, use
+ `-M100%`.