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VIM has a terrific :DiffOrig command to diff the file in the buffer with the file on the disk. How might one diff against the file in Git (as would be returned with a git checkout command) instead of diffing against the file on disk?

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The fugitive.vim - A Git wrapper so awesome, it should be illegal plugin integrates Git with Vim. Among others, it defines a :Gdiff command, which performs a vimdiff against the index; use :Gdiff HEAD for against the committed version.

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