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Sergey Organov Sept. 9, 2023, 12:54 p.m. UTC
This new convenience option requests full diff with respect to first
parent, so that

  git log -d

will output diff with respect to first parent for every commit,
universally, no matter how many parents the commit turns out to have.

It's implemented as pure synonym for

  --diff-merges=first-parent --patch

The first commit in the series tweaks diff-merges documentation a bit,
and is valuable by itself. It's put here as '-d' implementation commit
depends on it in its documentation part.

Note: the need for this new convenience option mostly emerged from
denial by the community of patches that modify '-m' behavior to imply
'-p' as the rest of similar options (such as --cc) do.

Sergey Organov (2):
  diff-merges: improve --diff-merges documentation
  diff-merges: introduce '-d' option

 Documentation/diff-options.txt | 101 +++++++++++++++++++--------------
 Documentation/git-log.txt      |   4 +-
 diff-merges.c                  |   3 +
 t/t4013-diff-various.sh        |   8 +++
 4 files changed, 71 insertions(+), 45 deletions(-)