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authorJohannes Schindelin <>2007-10-17 02:22:25 (GMT)
committerShawn O. Pearce <>2007-10-17 02:47:51 (GMT)
commit8ef44519a64d3ac863a9a3a6dbdba09ea275c822 (patch)
tree0800f7d29cde60bd1e7c37c9eec3ec3855a6ac19 /Documentation/git-filter-branch.txt
parent7e23b06d5972ebf6377380b2dba97aeea9b7c02d (diff)
fix filter-branch documentation
The man page for filter-branch still talked about writing the result to the branch "newbranch". This is hopefully the last place where the old behaviour was described. Noticed by Bill Lear. Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <> Signed-off-by: Shawn O. Pearce <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-filter-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-filter-branch.txt
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@@ -180,8 +180,7 @@ A significantly faster version:
git filter-branch --index-filter 'git update-index --remove filename' HEAD
-Now, you will get the rewritten history saved in the branch 'newbranch'
-(your current branch is left untouched).
+Now, you will get the rewritten history saved in HEAD.
To set a commit (which typically is at the tip of another
history) to be the parent of the current initial commit, in