Documentation/git-log.txt: --log-size was added in commit 9fa3465, and the commit message contained a satisfactory explanation; however, the man page entry for it was unclear and cryptic.
Thanks-to: Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Jason St. John <jstj...@purdue.edu> --- This is effectively a resubmit of my previous patch here: http://marc.info/?l=git&m=138395803808196&w=2 Thanks to Jonathan Nieder for writing the text used in this commit: http://marc.info/?l=git&m=138395887208373&w=2 Documentation/git-log.txt | 10 +++++----- 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/git-log.txt b/Documentation/git-log.txt index 34097ef..a5de513 100644 --- a/Documentation/git-log.txt +++ b/Documentation/git-log.txt @@ -56,11 +56,11 @@ Note that this affects all diff-based output types, e.g. those produced by --stat etc. --log-size:: - Before the log message print out its size in bytes. Intended - mainly for porcelain tools consumption. If Git is unable to - produce a valid value size is set to zero. - Note that only message is considered, if also a diff is shown - its size is not included. + + Include a line ``log size <number>'' in the output for each commit, + where <number> is the length of that commit's message in bytes. + Intended to speed up tools that read log messages from `git log` + output by allowing them to allocate space in advance. -L <start>,<end>:<file>:: -L :<regex>:<file>:: -- 126.96.36.199 -- 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