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@@ -9,15 +9,15 @@ git-cat-file - Provide content or type and size information for repository objec
-'git cat-file' (-t [--allow-unknown-type]| -s [--allow-unknown-type]| -e | -p | <type> | --textconv ) <object>
+'git cat-file' (-t [--allow-unknown-type]| -s [--allow-unknown-type]| -e | -p | <type> | --textconv | --filters ) <object>
'git cat-file' (--batch | --batch-check) [--follow-symlinks]
In its first form, the command provides the content or the type of an object in
the repository. The type is required unless `-t` or `-p` is used to find the
-object type, or `-s` is used to find the object size, or `--textconv` is used
-(which implies type "blob").
+object type, or `-s` is used to find the object size, or `--textconv` or
+`--filters` is used (which imply type "blob").
In the second form, a list of objects (separated by linefeeds) is provided on
stdin, and the SHA-1, type, and size of each object is printed on stdout.
@@ -58,6 +58,12 @@ OPTIONS
order to apply the filter to the content recorded in the index at
+ Show the content as converted by the filters configured in
+ the current working tree for the given <path> (i.e. smudge filters,
+ end-of-line conversion, etc). In this case, <object> has to be of
+ the form <tree-ish>:<path>, or :<path>.
Print object information and contents for each object provided