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gitk - The Git repository browser
gitk [<option>...] [<revs>] [--] [<path>...]
Displays changes in a repository or a selected set of commits. This includes visualizing
the commit graph, showing information related to each commit, and the files in the trees
of each revision.
Historically, gitk was the first repository browser. It's written in tcl/tk and started
off in a separate repository but was later merged into the main Git repository.
To control which revisions to show, the command takes options applicable to the git
rev-list command (see git-rev-list(1)). This manual page describes only the most
frequently used options.
-n <number>, --max-count=<number>
Limits the number of commits to show.
Show commits more recent than a specific date.
Show commits older than a specific date.
Show all branches.
After an attempt to merge stops with conflicts, show the commits on the history
between two branches (i.e. the HEAD and the MERGE_HEAD) that modify the conflicted
files and do not exist on all the heads being merged.
Command to be run each time gitk has to determine the list of <revs> to show. The
command is expected to print on its standard output a list of additional revs to be
shown, one per line. Use this instead of explicitly specifying <revs> if the set of
commits to show may vary between refreshes.
Automatically select the specified commit after loading the graph. Default behavior is
equivalent to specifying --select-commit=HEAD.
Limit the revisions to show. This can be either a single revision meaning show from
the given revision and back, or it can be a range in the form "<from>..<to>" to show
all revisions between <from> and back to <to>. Note, more advanced revision selection
can be applied. For a more complete list of ways to spell object names, see
Limit commits to the ones touching files in the given paths. Note, to avoid ambiguity
with respect to revision names use "--" to separate the paths from any preceding
gitk v2.6.12.. include/scsi drivers/scsi
Show the changes since version v2.6.12 that changed any file in the include/scsi or
gitk --since="2 weeks ago" -- gitk
Show the changes during the last two weeks to the file gitk. The "--" is necessary to
avoid confusion with the branch named gitk
gitk --max-count=100 --all -- Makefile
Show at most 100 changes made to the file Makefile. Instead of only looking for
changes in the current branch look in all branches.
Gitk creates the .gitk file in your $HOME directory to store preferences such as display
options, font, and colors.
A repository browser written in C++ using Qt.
A repository browser written in Python using Gtk. It's based on bzrk(1) and
distributed in the contrib area of the Git repository.
A minimal repository browser and Git tool output highlighter written in C using
Part of the git(1) suite
Git 18.104.22.168 06/10/2014 GITK(1)
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