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authorPhilip Oakley <>2019-04-06 13:27:47 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2019-04-08 08:24:51 (GMT)
commitffea0248bfb81316d1e87856c7cecb636da9675d (patch)
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describe doc: remove '7-char' abbreviation reference
While the minimum is 7-char, the unambiguous length can be longer. Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ at the end.
The number of additional commits is the number
of commits which would be displayed by "git log v1.0.4..parent".
-The hash suffix is "-g" + 7-char abbreviation for the tip commit
+The hash suffix is "-g" + unambiguous abbreviation for the tip commit
of parent (which was `2414721b194453f058079d897d13c4e377f92dc6`).
The "g" prefix stands for "git" and is used to allow describing the version of
a software depending on the SCM the software is managed with. This is useful