If you want to know what has changed at each commit in your Git history,
then just ask
$ git whatchanged commit ddc929c03f5d629af6e725b690f1a4d2804bc2e5 Author: jbranchaud <email@example.com> Date: Sun Feb 12 14:04:12 2017 -0600 Add the source to the latest til :100644 100644 f6e7638... 2b192e1... M elixir/compute-md5-digest-of-a-string.md commit 65ecb9f01876bb1a7c2530c0df888f45f5a11cbb Author: jbranchaud <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sat Feb 11 18:34:25 2017 -0600 Add Compute md5 Digest Of A String as an Elixir til :100644 100644 5af3ca2... 7e4794f... M README.md :000000 100644 0000000... f6e7638... A elixir/compute-md5-digest-of-a-string.md ...
This is an old command that is mostly equivalent to
git-log. In fact, the
man page for
New users are encouraged to use git-log(1) instead.
The difference is that
git-whatchanged shows you the changed files in
their raw format which can be useful if you know what you are looking for.
man git-whatchanged for more details.