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I struggle to understand why the "diff" tab exists at all, since the entire content of diffstats seems to be already contained in every "commit" tab.


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In the "commit" tab you see the diff between a commit's tree and its parent's tree. In the "diff" tab you can see the diff between arbitrary trees, for example a commit with its grand-grand-parent.

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