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git-log - Show commit logs
'git log' [<options>] [<since>..<until>] [[\--] <path>...]
Shows the commit logs.
The command takes options applicable to the 'git-rev-list'
command to control what is shown and how, and options applicable to
the 'git-diff-*' commands to control how the changes
each commit introduces are shown.
:git-log: 1
Limits the number of commits to show.
Show only commits between the named two commits. When
either <since> or <until> is omitted, it defaults to
`HEAD`, i.e. the tip of the current branch.
For a more complete list of ways to spell <since>
and <until>, see "SPECIFYING REVISIONS" section in
Print out the ref names of any commits that are shown.
Print out the ref name given on the command line by which each
commit was reached.
Without this flag, "git log -p <path>..." shows commits that
touch the specified paths, and diffs about the same specified
paths. With this, the full diff is shown for commits that touch
the specified paths; this means that "<path>..." limits only
commits, and doesn't limit diff for those commits.
Continue listing the history of a file beyond renames.
Before the log message print out its size in bytes. Intended
mainly for porcelain tools consumption. If git is unable to
produce a valid value size is set to zero.
Note that only message is considered, if also a diff is shown
its size is not included.
[\--] <path>...::
Show only commits that affect any of the specified paths. To
prevent confusion with options and branch names, paths may need
to be prefixed with "\-- " to separate them from options or
git log --no-merges::
Show the whole commit history, but skip any merges
git log v2.6.12.. include/scsi drivers/scsi::
Show all commits since version 'v2.6.12' that changed any file
in the include/scsi or drivers/scsi subdirectories
git log --since="2 weeks ago" \-- gitk::
Show the changes during the last two weeks to the file 'gitk'.
The "--" is necessary to avoid confusion with the *branch* named
git log --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.
git log --follow builtin-rev-list.c::
Shows the commits that changed builtin-rev-list.c, including
those commits that occurred before the file was given its
present name.
Written by Linus Torvalds <>
Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <>.
Part of the linkgit:git[1] suite