Phil Hord <> 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").

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