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authorbrian m. carlson <>2014-07-21 23:00:35 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2014-07-22 17:10:57 (GMT)
commite6aaa393478bf3ee9f4cde8d82cd258c034cd335 (patch)
parent8c2cfa55446f542454eb4acc7f49d1747e425c94 (diff)
Documentation: fix missing text for rev-parse --verify
The caret (^) is used as a markup symbol in AsciiDoc. Due to the inability of AsciiDoc to parse a line containing an unmatched caret, it omitted the line from the output, resulting in the man page missing the end of a sentence. Escape this caret so that the man page ends up with the complete text. Signed-off-by: brian m. carlson <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
index d068a65..3cf0ce8 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ eval "set -- $(git rev-parse --sq --prefix "$prefix" "$@")"
If you want to make sure that the output actually names an object in
your object database and/or can be used as a specific type of object
-you require, you can add "^{type}" peeling operator to the parameter.
+you require, you can add "\^{type}" peeling operator to the parameter.
For example, `git rev-parse "$VAR^{commit}"` will make sure `$VAR`
names an existing object that is a commit-ish (i.e. a commit, or an
annotated tag that points at a commit). To make sure that `$VAR`