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authorShawn Pearce <>2006-05-19 09:16:58 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2006-05-19 22:03:24 (GMT)
commit3a4b3f269c4ba1eebd5ab7206ee0915667b20cc8 (patch)
tree6e8f4c84bfda728b2232c8f24e2cb8fd48095fca /Documentation/git-branch.txt
parent67644a4d77f55cd1c960d046079d26719f1e7cd6 (diff)
Create/delete branch ref logs.
When crating a new branch offer '-l' as a way for the user to quickly enable ref logging for the new branch. When deleting a branch also delete its ref log. Signed-off-by: Shawn O. Pearce <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
index 72fb2f8..a7bec3c 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-branch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
'git-branch' [-r]
-'git-branch' [-f] <branchname> [<start-point>]
+'git-branch' [-l] [-f] <branchname> [<start-point>]
'git-branch' (-d | -D) <branchname>...
@@ -23,7 +23,8 @@ If no <start-point> is given, the branch will be created with a head
equal to that of the currently checked out branch.
With a `-d` or `-D` option, `<branchname>` will be deleted. You may
-specify more than one branch for deletion.
+specify more than one branch for deletion. If the branch currently
+has a ref log then the ref log will also be deleted.
@@ -34,6 +35,11 @@ OPTIONS
Delete a branch irrespective of its index status.
+ Create the branch's ref log. This activates recording of
+ all changes to made the branch ref, enabling use of date
+ based sha1 expressions such as "<branchname>@{yesterday}".
Force the creation of a new branch even if it means deleting
a branch that already exists with the same name.