Commit f71e7b81 authored by Ben Boeckel's avatar Ben Boeckel
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Help/dev/review: mention `--pretty=reference`

This was added in Git 2.25 (13 Jan 2020).
parent 46393e89
...@@ -254,7 +254,8 @@ The preferred form for references to other commits is ...@@ -254,7 +254,8 @@ The preferred form for references to other commits is
The author date of the commit, in its original time zone, formatted as The author date of the commit, in its original time zone, formatted as
``CCYY-MM-DD``. ``git-log(1)`` shows the original time zone by default. ``CCYY-MM-DD``. ``git-log(1)`` shows the original time zone by default.
This may be generated with This may be generated with ``git show -s --pretty=reference <commit>`` with
Git 2.25 and newer. Older versions of Git can generate the same format via
``git show -s --date=short --pretty="format:%h (%s, %ad)" <commit>``. ``git show -s --date=short --pretty="format:%h (%s, %ad)" <commit>``.
If the commit is a fix for the mentioned commit, consider using a ``Fixes:`` If the commit is a fix for the mentioned commit, consider using a ``Fixes:``
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