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authorThomas Ackermann <>2013-04-15 17:49:04 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2013-04-15 18:08:37 (GMT)
commitd5fa1f1a69f578831179b77893aac480b986e875 (patch)
tree1e04ba1f10d79969f18cb62d2a30844e98256b02 /Documentation/git-describe.txt
parent3ab501209b46e83a377ac5a781a8f2fef7f4f30c (diff)
The name of the hash function is "SHA-1", not "SHA1"
Use "SHA-1" instead of "SHA1" whenever we talk about the hash function. When used as a programming symbol, we keep "SHA1". Signed-off-by: Thomas Ackermann <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -149,7 +149,7 @@ is found, its name will be output and searching will stop.
If an exact match was not found, 'git describe' will walk back
through the commit history to locate an ancestor commit which
has been tagged. The ancestor's tag will be output along with an
-abbreviation of the input committish's SHA1.
+abbreviation of the input committish's SHA-1.
If multiple tags were found during the walk then the tag which
has the fewest commits different from the input committish will be