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authorNo name <>2005-12-02 11:37:13 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2005-12-02 20:20:34 (GMT)
commit56b5e946f2ba4fd57bbe14f9e3ec2e0ae314d5e6 (patch)
tree9fc0bf6a621ddd9f4a88838143dcb35a88825163 /Documentation/git-tag.txt
parentd2abdd2647c6241ec7cced9df9cdd4b98d3d6898 (diff)
documentation: git-tag
[jc: light edit applied on top of the original] Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-tag.txt b/Documentation/git-tag.txt
index 95de436..841c9dc 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-tag.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-tag.txt
@@ -10,6 +10,26 @@ SYNOPSIS
'git-tag' [-a | -s | -u <key-id>] [-f | -d] [-m <msg>] <name> [<head>]
+ Make an unsigned, annotated tag object
+ Make a GPG-signed tag, using the default e-mail address's key
+-u <key-id>::
+ Make a GPG-signed tag, using the given key
+ Replace an existing tag with the given name (instead of failing)
+ Delete an existing tag with the given name
+-m <msg>::
+ Use the given tag message (instead of prompting)
Adds a 'tag' reference in .git/refs/tags/
@@ -23,7 +43,7 @@ creates a 'tag' object, and requires the tag message. Unless
in the tag message.
Otherwise just the SHA1 object name of the commit object is
-written (i.e. an lightweight tag).
+written (i.e. a lightweight tag).
A GnuPG signed tag object will be created when `-s` or `-u
<key-id>` is used. When `-u <key-id>` is not used, the