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@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[ \--sparse ]
[ \--no-merges ]
[ \--remove-empty ]
+ [ \--not ]
[ \--all ]
[ \--topo-order ]
[ \--parents ]
@@ -37,6 +38,14 @@ not in 'baz'".
A special notation <commit1>..<commit2> can be used as a
short-hand for {caret}<commit1> <commit2>.
+Another special notation is <commit1>...<commit2> which is useful for
+merges. The resulting set of commits is the symmetric difference
+between the two operands. The following two commands are equivalent:
+
+------------
+$ git-rev-list A B --not $(git-merge-base --all A B)
+$ git-rev-list A...B
+------------
OPTIONS
-------
@@ -93,6 +102,11 @@ OPTIONS
--remove-empty::
Stop when a given path disappears from the tree.
+--not::
+ Reverses the meaning of the '{caret}' prefix (or lack
+ thereof) for all following revision specifiers, up to
+ the next `--not`.
+
--all::
Pretend as if all the refs in `$GIT_DIR/refs/` are
listed on the command line as <commit>.