How to `git log` a tree-ish from another branch?
Let's say I have a Git repo with branch
A and branch
B is currently checked out (i.e.
Now, without checking out branch
A, how to view the history (log) of
path/file in branch
git help rev-parse, I've attempted to use
git log A:path/file, but that doesn't seem to work (outputs nothing). Why?
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