Git log

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Show commit logs.

Commit Limiting

Commit Limiting

Use Cases

Commit History of the Current Branch

git log

Commits of a Specific User

The following command searches only the current commit's ancestors.

git log --author=ovidiu

Note that "ovidiu" will match longer strings that include it and the comparison will be case insensitive.

Commit History of an Arbitrary Branch

The branch does not have to be checked out:

git log develop
git log origin/develop

Commit History of a File from an Arbitrary Branch

git log master -- Casks/vagrant.rb