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authorThomas Rast <tr@thomasrast.ch>2014-01-19 07:01:15 (GMT)
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Documentation: @{-N} can refer to a commit
The @{-N} syntax always referred to the N-th last thing checked out, which can be either a branch or a commit (for detached HEAD cases). However, the documentation only mentioned branches. Edit in a "/commit" in the appropriate places. Reported-by: Kevin <ikke@ikke.info> Signed-off-by: Thomas Rast <tr@thomasrast.ch> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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commit, your HEAD becomes "detached" and you are no longer on
any branch (see below for details).
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-As a special case, the `"@{-N}"` syntax for the N-th last branch
-checks out the branch (instead of detaching). You may also specify
+As a special case, the `"@{-N}"` syntax for the N-th last branch/commit
+checks out branches (instead of detaching). You may also specify
`-` which is synonymous with `"@{-1}"`.
+
As a further special case, you may use `"A...B"` as a shortcut for the