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diff --git a/Documentation/git-log.txt b/Documentation/git-log.txt
index e995d1b..76cb894 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-log.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-log.txt
@@ -12,11 +12,16 @@ SYNOPSIS
-Shows the commit logs. This command internally invokes
-'git-rev-list', and the command line options are passed to that
+Shows the commit logs.
+The command takes options applicable to the gitlink::git-rev-list[1]
+command to control what is shown and how, and options applicable to
+the gitlink::git-diff-tree[1] commands to control how the change
+each commit introduces are shown.
+This manual page describes only the most frequently used
-This manual page describes only the most frequently used options.
@@ -29,6 +34,12 @@ OPTIONS
Show only commits between the named two commits.
+ Show the change the commit introduces in a patch form.
+ Show only commits that affect the specified paths.
@@ -47,6 +58,11 @@ git log --since="2 weeks ago" -- gitk::
The "--" is necessary to avoid confusion with the *branch* named
+git log -r --name-status release..test::
+ Show the commits that are in the "test" branch but not yet
+ in the "release" branch, along with the list of paths
+ each commit modifies.