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authorRene Scharfe <>2006-06-18 10:57:59 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2006-06-18 11:18:25 (GMT)
commit9236cdd488c26ec09e23adec34f64fd6fca3dc7c (patch)
treea543568cb21122e71e271dbfde30257858c381c6 /Documentation/git-tar-tree.txt
parent37958be79227dc01f965993174af42672fc6756c (diff)
git-tar-tree: documentation update
* add example on how to avoid adding a global extended pax header * don't mention linux anymore, use git itself as an example instead * update to v1.4.0 ;-) * append missing :: to the examples Signed-off-by: Rene Scharfe <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-tar-tree.txt b/Documentation/git-tar-tree.txt
index 831537b..f2675c4 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-tar-tree.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-tar-tree.txt
@@ -39,19 +39,24 @@ OPTIONS
-git tar-tree HEAD | (cd /var/tmp/ && mkdir junk && tar Cxf junk -)::
+git tar-tree HEAD junk | (cd /var/tmp/ && tar xf -)::
Create a tar archive that contains the contents of the
latest commit on the current branch, and extracts it in
`/var/tmp/junk` directory.
-git tar-tree v2.6.17 linux-2.6.17 | gzip >linux-2.6.17.tar.gz
+git tar-tree v1.4.0 git-1.4.0 | gzip >git-1.4.0.tar.gz::
- Create a tarball for v2.6.17 release.
+ Create a tarball for v1.4.0 release.
-git tar-tree v0.99 >git-0.99.tar
+git tar-tree v1.4.0{caret}\{tree\} git-1.4.0 | gzip >git-1.4.0.tar.gz::
- Get a tarball v0.99 from
+ Create a tarball for v1.4.0 release, but without a
+ global extended pax header.
+git tar-tree v1.4.0 >git-1.4.0.tar::
+ Get a tarball v1.4.0 from