Commit 6366dd90 authored by Junio C Hamano's avatar Junio C Hamano

Merge branch 'jk/doc-diff-options'

Doc update.

* jk/doc-diff-options:
  docs/diff-options: clarify scope of diff-filter types
parents 4e51984e 46af107b
......@@ -469,6 +469,12 @@ ifndef::git-format-patch[]
Also, these upper-case letters can be downcased to exclude. E.g.
`--diff-filter=ad` excludes added and deleted paths.
Note that not all diffs can feature all types. For instance, diffs
from the index to the working tree can never have Added entries
(because the set of paths included in the diff is limited by what is in
the index). Similarly, copied and renamed entries cannot appear if
detection for those types is disabled.
Look for differences that change the number of occurrences of
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