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authorShawn Pearce <spearce@spearce.org>2006-05-21 02:03:14 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2006-05-21 09:07:43 (GMT)
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Elaborate on why ':' is a bad idea in a ref name.
With the new cat-file syntax of 'v1.3.3:refs.c' we should mention it as part of the reason why ':' is not permitted in a ref name. Signed-off-by: Shawn O. Pearce <spearce@spearce.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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@@ -45,6 +45,8 @@ refname expressions (see gitlink:git-rev-parse[1]). Namely:
. colon `:` is used as in `srcref:dstref` to mean "use srcref\'s
value and store it in dstref" in fetch and push operations.
+ It may also be used to select a specific object such as with
+ gitlink:git-cat-file[1] "git-cat-file blob v1.3.3:refs.c".
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