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Synonym for "-p".
-r::
- Look recursively in subdirectories; this flag does not
- mean anything to commands other than "git-diff-tree";
- other diff commands always look at all the subdirectories.
+ Look recursively in subdirectories; only used by "git-diff-tree";
+ other diff commands always work recursively.
-z::
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Detect copies as well as renames.
--find-copies-harder::
- By default, -C option finds copies only if the original
- file of the copy was modified in the same changeset for
- performance reasons. This flag makes the command
+ For performance reasons, by default, -C option finds copies only
+ if the original file of the copy was modified in the same
+ changeset. This flag makes the command
inspect unmodified files as candidates for the source of
copy. This is a very expensive operation for large
projects, so use it with caution.
-l<num>::
-M and -C options require O(n^2) processing time where n
- in the number of potential rename/copy targets. This
+ is the number of potential rename/copy targets. This
option prevents rename/copy detection from running if
- the number of rename/copy targets exceed the specified
+ the number of rename/copy targets exceeds the specified
number.
-S<string>::
- Look for differences that contains the change in <string>.
+ Look for differences that contain the change in <string>.
--pickaxe-all::
When -S finds a change, show all the changes in that
- changeset, not just the files that contains the change
+ changeset, not just the files that contain the change
in <string>.
-O<orderfile>::