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NAMEgit-ls-tree - List the contents of a tree object
git-ls-tree [-d] [-r] [-t] [-l] [-z] [--name-only] [--name-status] [--full-name] [--abbrev=[<n>]] <tree-ish> [paths...]
DESCRIPTIONLists the contents of a given tree object, like what "/bin/ls -a" does in the current working directory. Note that the usage is subtly different, though - paths denote just a list of patterns to match, e.g. so specifying directory name (without -r) will behave differently, and order of the arguments does not matter.
- Id of a tree-ish.
- Show only the named tree entry itself, not its children.
- Recurse into sub-trees.
- Show tree entries even when going to recurse them. Has no effect if -r was not passed. -d implies -t.
- Show object size of blob (file) entries.
- \0 line termination on output.
- List only filenames (instead of the "long" output), one per line.
- Instead of showing the full 40-byte hexadecimal object lines, show only handful hexdigits prefix. Non default number of digits can be specified with --abbrev=<n>.
- Instead of showing the path names relative to the current working directory, show the full path names.
- When paths are given, show them (note that this isn't really raw pathnames, but rather a list of patterns to match). Otherwise implicitly uses the root level of the tree as the sole path argument.
<mode> SP <type> SP <object> TAB <file>
When the -l option is used, format changes to
<mode> SP <type> SP <object> SP <object size> TAB <file>
AUTHORWritten by Petr Baudis <email@example.com> Completely rewritten from scratch by Junio C Hamano <firstname.lastname@example.org>, another major rewrite by Linus Torvalds <email@example.com>
DOCUMENTATIONDocumentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
GITPart of the git(7) suite