Phil Hord <phil.h...@gmail.com> writes: > Normally the pickaxe options limit the diff output to those files which > contained the changes being searched; that is, those files which > had modifications including the search string. With the --pickaxe-all > option, the diff of the entire commit will be shown including files > which did not have modifications including the search string. This > is designed to make it easier to review the changes in the context > of the whole commit.
I find this very readable, even though "diff output" might be somewhat misleading (it is not "output for the end user", but is "passing to the next stage in the pipeline"). -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html