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Command line arguments are processed in-order. So your -f diff-mode will put into diff-mode whichever buffer happens to be current right after Emacs has started (most likely it will be the *scratch* buffer). The next argument will probbaly look like /.../COMMIT_EDITMSG and will cause Emacs to load that file into some new buffer using some other major mode, ...

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