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git-show(1)
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NAME
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git-show - Show various types of objects
SYNOPSIS
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[verse]
'git show' [options] <object>...
DESCRIPTION
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Shows one or more objects (blobs, trees, tags and commits).
For commits it shows the log message and textual diff. It also
presents the merge commit in a special format as produced by
'git diff-tree --cc'.
For tags, it shows the tag message and the referenced objects.
For trees, it shows the names (equivalent to 'git ls-tree'
with \--name-only).
For plain blobs, it shows the plain contents.
The command takes options applicable to the 'git diff-tree' command to
control how the changes the commit introduces are shown.
This manual page describes only the most frequently used options.
OPTIONS
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<object>...::
The names of objects to show.
For a more complete list of ways to spell object names, see
"SPECIFYING REVISIONS" section in linkgit:gitrevisions[7].
include::pretty-options.txt[]
include::pretty-formats.txt[]
EXAMPLES
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`git show v1.0.0`::
Shows the tag `v1.0.0`, along with the object the tags
points at.
`git show v1.0.0^{tree}`::
Shows the tree pointed to by the tag `v1.0.0`.
`git show -s --format=%s v1.0.0^{commit}`::
Shows the subject of the commit pointed to by the
tag `v1.0.0`.
`git show next~10:Documentation/README`::
Shows the contents of the file `Documentation/README` as
they were current in the 10th last commit of the branch
`next`.
`git show master:Makefile master:t/Makefile`::
Concatenates the contents of said Makefiles in the head
of the branch `master`.
Discussion
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include::i18n.txt[]
GIT
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Part of the linkgit:git[1] suite
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