Various fixes: -- fix typos (e.g. "show" -> "shown") -- use "regular expression(s)" instead of "regexp" where appropriate -- reword some sentences for easier reading -- fix/improve some grammatical issues (e.g. comma usage) -- add missing articles (e.g. "the") -- change "E-mail" to "email"
Signed-off-by: Jason St. John <jstj...@purdue.edu> --- I changed "E-mail" to "email" because that is clearly the dominant form: http://www.google.com/trends/explore?q=#q=%22email%22%2C%20%22E-mail%22&cmpt=q Documentation/rev-list-options.txt | 27 ++++++++++++++------------- 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt b/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt index eb4b6bf..2991d70 100644 --- a/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt +++ b/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt @@ -68,7 +68,8 @@ if it is part of the log message. -i:: --regexp-ignore-case:: - Match the regexp limiting patterns without regard to letters case. + Match the regular expression limiting patterns without regard to letter + case. --basic-regexp:: Consider the limiting patterns to be basic regular expressions; @@ -85,7 +86,7 @@ if it is part of the log message. pattern as a regular expression). --perl-regexp:: - Consider the limiting patterns to be Perl-compatible regexp. + Consider the limiting patterns to be Perl-compatible regular expressions. Requires libpcre to be compiled in. --remove-empty:: @@ -191,9 +192,9 @@ endif::git-rev-list For example, if you have two branches, `A` and `B`, a usual way to list all commits on only one side of them is with `--left-right` (see the example below in the description of -the `--left-right` option). It however shows the commits that were cherry-picked -from the other branch (for example, ``3rd on b'' may be cherry-picked -from branch A). With this option, such pairs of commits are +the `--left-right` option). However, it shows the commits that were +cherry-picked from the other branch (for example, ``3rd on b'' may be +cherry-picked from branch A). With this option, such pairs of commits are excluded from the output. --left-only:: @@ -447,7 +448,7 @@ The effect of this is best shown by way of comparing to `---------' ----------------------------------------------------------------------- + -Note the major differences in `N`, `P` and `Q` over `--full-history`: +Note the major differences in `N`, `P`, and `Q` over `--full-history`: + -- * `N`'s parent list had `I` removed, because it is an ancestor of the @@ -467,7 +468,7 @@ Finally, there is a fifth simplification mode available: Limit the displayed commits to those directly on the ancestry chain between the ``from'' and ``to'' commits in the given commit range. I.e. only display commits that are ancestor of the ``to'' - commit, and descendants of the ``from'' commit. + commit and descendants of the ``from'' commit. + As an example use case, consider the following commit history: + @@ -631,9 +632,9 @@ These options are mostly targeted for packing of Git repositories. --no-walk[=(sorted|unsorted)]:: Only show the given commits, but do not traverse their ancestors. This has no effect if a range is specified. If the argument - `unsorted` is given, the commits are show in the order they were + `unsorted` is given, the commits are shown in the order they were given on the command line. Otherwise (if `sorted` or no argument - was given), the commits are show in reverse chronological order + was given), the commits are shown in reverse chronological order by commit time. --do-walk:: @@ -656,7 +657,7 @@ include::pretty-options.txt --date=(relative|local|default|iso|rfc|short|raw):: Only takes effect for dates shown in human-readable format, such as when using `--pretty`. `log.date` config variable sets a default - value for log command's `--date` option. + value for the log command's `--date` option. + `--date=relative` shows dates relative to the current time, e.g. ``2 hours ago''. @@ -666,9 +667,9 @@ e.g. ``2 hours ago''. `--date=iso` (or `--date=iso8601`) shows timestamps in ISO 8601 format. + `--date=rfc` (or `--date=rfc2822`) shows timestamps in RFC 2822 -format, often found in E-mail messages. +format, often found in email messages. + -`--date=short` shows only date but not time, in `YYYY-MM-DD` format. +`--date=short` shows only the date, but not the time, in `YYYY-MM-DD` format. + `--date=raw` shows the date in the internal raw Git format `%s %z` format. + @@ -749,7 +750,7 @@ ifndef::git-rev-list Diff Formatting ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ -Below are listed options that control the formatting of diff output. +Listed below are options that control the formatting of diff output. Some of them are specific to linkgit:git-rev-list, however other diff options may be given. See linkgit:git-diff-files for more options. -- 184.108.40.206 -- 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