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@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
'git diff-tree' [--stdin] [-m] [-s] [-v] [--no-commit-id] [--pretty]
- [-t] [-r] [-c | --cc] [--combined-all-paths] [--root]
+ [-t] [-r] [-c | --cc] [--combined-all-paths] [--root] [--merge-base]
[<common diff options>] <tree-ish> [<tree-ish>] [<path>...]
DESCRIPTION
@@ -43,6 +43,11 @@ include::diff-options.txt[]
When `--root` is specified the initial commit will be shown as a big
creation event. This is equivalent to a diff against the NULL tree.
+--merge-base::
+ Instead of comparing the <tree-ish>s directly, use the merge
+ base between the two <tree-ish>s as the "before" side. There
+ must be two <tree-ish>s given and they must both be commits.
+
--stdin::
When `--stdin` is specified, the command does not take
<tree-ish> arguments from the command line. Instead, it