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docs: fix some antique example output

These diff-index and diff-tree sample outputs date back to
the first month of git's existence. The output format has
changed slightly since then, so let's have it match the
current output.

Signed-off-by: Jeff King <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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peff authored and gitster committed May 27, 2011
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  1. +2 −2 Documentation/git-diff-index.txt
  2. +2 −2 Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt
@@ -96,8 +96,8 @@ show that. So let's say that you have edited `kernel/sched.c`, but
have not actually done a 'git update-index' on it yet - there is no
"object" associated with the new state, and you get:
- torvalds@ppc970:~/v2.6/linux> git diff-index HEAD
- *100644->100664 blob 7476bb......->000000...... kernel/sched.c
+ torvalds@ppc970:~/v2.6/linux> git diff-index --abbrev HEAD
+ :100644 100664 7476bb... 000000... kernel/sched.c
i.e., it shows that the tree has changed, and that `kernel/sched.c` has is
not up-to-date and may contain new stuff. The all-zero sha1 means that to
@@ -138,8 +138,8 @@ so it can be used to name subdirectories.
An example of normal usage is:
- torvalds@ppc970:~/git> git diff-tree 5319e4......
- *100664->100664 blob ac348b.......->a01513....... git-fsck-objects.c
+ torvalds@ppc970:~/git> git diff-tree --abbrev 5319e4
+ :100664 100664 ac348b... a01513... git-fsck-objects.c
which tells you that the last commit changed just one file (it's from
this one:

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