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authorJan Krüger <>2008-10-30 18:14:33 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-10-31 08:07:10 (GMT)
commit2c850f1221efd2441c3794e163ea3918ce31c15b (patch)
treeaa05b16eed1df701b7e52f4b6da6310e5c965858 /Documentation/gitattributes.txt
parent41d8cf7d7fd79fe1fd00b04052c49bffaedfd309 (diff)
Documentation: clarify information about 'ident' attribute
The documentation spoke of the attribute being set "to" a path; this can mistakenly be interpreted as "the attribute needs to have its value set to some kind of path". This clarifies things. Signed-off-by: Jan Krüger <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/gitattributes.txt b/Documentation/gitattributes.txt
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@@ -163,8 +163,8 @@ few exceptions. Even though...
-When the attribute `ident` is set to a path, git replaces
-`$Id$` in the blob object with `$Id:`, followed by
+When the attribute `ident` is set for a path, git replaces
+`$Id$` in the blob object with `$Id:`, followed by the
40-character hexadecimal blob object name, followed by a dollar
sign `$` upon checkout. Any byte sequence that begins with
`$Id:` and ends with `$` in the worktree file is replaced