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authorChristian Couder <chriscool@tuxfamily.org>2008-05-13 04:51:41 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2008-05-21 19:57:18 (GMT)
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Documentation: rev-parse: add a few "--verify" and "--default" examples
Signed-off-by: Christian Couder <chriscool@tuxfamily.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -378,6 +378,31 @@ C? option C with an optional argument"
eval `echo "$OPTS_SPEC" | git-rev-parse --parseopt -- "$@" || echo exit $?`
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+EXAMPLES
+--------
+
+* Print the object name of the current commit:
++
+------------
+$ git rev-parse --verify HEAD
+------------
+
+* Print the commit object name from the revision in the $REV shell variable:
++
+------------
+$ git rev-parse --verify $REV
+------------
++
+This will error out if $REV is empty or not a valid revision.
+
+* Same as above:
++
+------------
+$ git rev-parse --default master --verify $REV
+------------
++
+but if $REV is empty, the commit object name from master will be printed.
+
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