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git-cherry(1)
=============
 
NAME
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git-cherry - Find commits not merged upstream
 
SYNOPSIS
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'git-cherry' [-v] <upstream> [<head>]
 
DESCRIPTION
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The changeset (or "diff") of each commit between the fork-point and <head>
is compared against each commit between the fork-point and <upstream>.
 
Every commit that doesn't exist in the <upstream> branch
has its id (sha1) reported, prefixed by a symbol.  The ones that have
equivalent change already
in the <upstream> branch are prefixed with a minus (-) sign, and those
that only exist in the <head> branch are prefixed with a plus (+) symbol.
 
Because git-cherry compares the changeset rather than the commit id
(sha1), you can use git-cherry to find out if a commit you made locally
has been applied <upstream> under a different commit id.  For example,
this will happen if you're feeding patches <upstream> via email rather
than pushing or pulling commits directly.
 
 
OPTIONS
-------
-v::
	Verbose.
 
<upstream>::
	Upstream branch to compare against.
 
<head>::
	Working branch; defaults to HEAD.
 
Author
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Written by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
 
Documentation
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Documentation by Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
 
GIT
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