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git-rev-parse - Pick out and massage parameters.
'git-rev-parse' [ --option ] <args>...
Many git Porcelainish commands take mixture of flags
(i.e. parameters that begin with a dash '-') and parameters
meant for underlying `git-rev-list` command they use internally
and flags and parameters for other commands they use as the
downstream of `git-rev-list`. This command is used to
distinguish between them.
Do not output flags and parameters not meant for
`git-rev-list` command.
Do not output flags and parameters meant for
`git-rev-list` command.
Do not output non-flag parameters.
Do not output flag parameters.
--default <arg>::
If there is no parameter given by the user, use `<arg>`
The parameter given must be usable as a single, valid
object name. Otherwise barf and abort.
Usually the output is made one line per flag and
parameter. This option makes output a single line,
properly quoted for consumption by shell. Useful when
you expect your parameter to contain whitespaces and
newlines (e.g. when using pickaxe `-S` with
When showing object names, prefix them with '^' and
strip '^' prefix from the object names that already have
Usually the object names are output in SHA1 form (with
possible '^' prefix); this option makes them output in a
form as close to the original input as possible.
Show all refs found in `$GIT_DIR/refs`.
When the command is invoked from a directory show the
path of the current directory relative to the top-level
Flags and parameters to be parsed.
Written by Linus Torvalds <> and
Junio C Hamano <>
Documentation by Junio C Hamano and the git-list <>.
Part of the link:git.html[git] suite