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@@ -205,13 +205,16 @@ any of those replacements occurred.
of the `--diff-filter` option on what the status letters mean.
--submodule[=<format>]::
- Specify how differences in submodules are shown. When `--submodule`
- or `--submodule=log` is given, the 'log' format is used. This format lists
- 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. Can be tweaked via the
- `diff.submodule` configuration variable.
+ Specify how differences in submodules are shown. When specifying
+ `--submodule=short` the 'short' format is used. This format just
+ shows the names of the commits at the beginning and end of the range.
+ When `--submodule` or `--submodule=log` is specified, the 'log'
+ format is used. This format lists the commits in the range like
+ linkgit:git-submodule[1] `summary` does. When `--submodule=diff`
+ is specified, the 'diff' format is used. This format shows an
+ inline diff of the changes in the submodule contents between the
+ commit range. Defaults to `diff.submodule` or the 'short' format
+ if the config option is unset.
--color[=<when>]::
Show colored diff.
@@ -414,6 +417,9 @@ ifndef::git-format-patch[]
paths are selected if there is any file that matches
other criteria in the comparison; if there is no file
that matches other criteria, nothing is selected.
++
+Also, these upper-case letters can be downcased to exclude. E.g.
+`--diff-filter=ad` excludes added and deleted paths.
-S<string>::
Look for differences that change the number of occurrences of
@@ -561,5 +567,8 @@ endif::git-format-patch[]
--no-prefix::
Do not show any source or destination prefix.
+--line-prefix=<prefix>::
+ Prepend an additional prefix to every line of output.
+
For more detailed explanation on these common options, see also
linkgit:gitdiffcore[7].