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authorJohannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>2007-07-05 16:07:48 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2007-07-06 05:12:42 (GMT)
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filter-branch documentation: clarify which filters are eval'ed
All filters, except the commit filter, are evaluated. Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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The filters are applied in the order as listed below. The <command>
-argument is always evaluated in shell using the 'eval' command.
+argument is always evaluated in shell using the 'eval' command (with the
+notable exception of the commit filter, for technical reasons).
Prior to that, the $GIT_COMMIT environment variable will be set to contain
the id of the commit being rewritten. Also, GIT_AUTHOR_NAME,
GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL, GIT_AUTHOR_DATE, GIT_COMMITTER_NAME, GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL,