# diff-tree

Compares the content and mode of blobs found via two tree objects.

# See the files changed in a specific commit

# Usage

git diff-tree [--stdin] [-m] [-c] [--cc] [-s] [-v] [--pretty] [-t] [-r] [--root] [<common-diff-options>] <tree-ish> [<tree-ish>] [<path>...]

Option Explanation
-r diff recursively
--root include the initial commit as diff against /dev/null

# Common diff options

Option Explanation
-z output diff-raw with lines terminated with NUL.
-p output patch format.
-u synonym for -p.
--patch-with-raw output both a patch and the diff-raw format.
--stat show diffstat instead of patch.
--numstat show numeric diffstat instead of patch.
--patch-with-stat output a patch and prepend its diffstat.
--name-only show only names of changed files.
--name-status show names and status of changed files.
--full-index show full object name on index lines.
--abbrev= abbreviate object names in diff-tree header and diff-raw.
-R swap input file pairs.
-B detect complete rewrites.
-M detect renames.
-C detect copies.
--find-copies-harder try unchanged files as candidate for copy detection.
-l limit rename attempts up to paths.
-O reorder diffs according to the .
-S find filepair whose only one side contains the string.
--pickaxe-all show all files diff when -S is used and hit is found.
-a --text treat all files as text.