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authorJari Aalto <>2007-09-14 18:38:02 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-09-14 19:17:11 (GMT)
commit42b5f8693eddbbd486579fb2304db1bc7282ac26 (patch)
tree7b75e3e6013976d85b8d8c778d0e75dc657de631 /Documentation/git-archive.txt
parent0024a54923a12f8c05ce4290f5ebefab0cce4336 (diff)
Documentation/git-archive.txt: a couple of clarifications.
The description of the option gave impression that there were several formats available by using three dots. There are no other formats than tar and gzip currently supported. Clarify that the archive goes to the standard output. Signed-off-by: Jari Aalto <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-archive.txt b/Documentation/git-archive.txt
index f2080eb..e1e2d60 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-archive.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-archive.txt
@@ -15,7 +15,8 @@ SYNOPSIS
Creates an archive of the specified format containing the tree
-structure for the named tree. If <prefix> is specified it is
+structure for the named tree, and writes it out to the standard
+output. If <prefix> is specified it is
prepended to the filenames in the archive.
'git-archive' behaves differently when given a tree ID versus when
@@ -31,7 +32,7 @@ OPTIONS
- Format of the resulting archive: 'tar', 'zip'... The default
+ Format of the resulting archive: 'tar' or 'zip'. The default
is 'tar'.
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