Anonymous committed f2fef7b

Documentation: Document signature showing options

The pretty formats for GPG signatures were introduced but never
documented. Use the documentation from the commit that introduced them.
Do the same for the --show-signature option added to git log and

Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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 - '%b': body
 - '%B': raw body (unwrapped subject and body)
 - '%N': commit notes
+- '%GG': raw verification message from GPG for a signed commit
+- '%G?': show either "G" for Good or "B" for Bad for a signed commit
+- '%GS': show the name of the signer for a signed commit
 - '%gD': reflog selector, e.g., `refs/stash@{1}`
 - '%gd': shortened reflog selector, e.g., `stash@{1}`
 - '%gn': reflog identity name


 	These options are deprecated. Use the above --notes/--no-notes
 	options instead.
+	Check the validity of a signed commit object by passing the signature
+	to `gpg --verify` and show the output.