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authorRené Scharfe <>2007-09-06 16:51:11 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-09-07 05:51:41 (GMT)
commit38c9c9b798a0df875968ae49d699298131dfa24d (patch)
treed103c487050454f81bfb4b440a705344c66558d0 /Documentation/gitattributes.txt
parentdf4a394f91d7d107c2a57e6c1df3638517cab54f (diff)
archive: rename attribute specfile to export-subst
As suggested by Junio and Johannes, change the name of the former attribute specfile to export-subst to indicate its function rather than purpose and to make clear that it is not applied to working tree files. Signed-off-by: Rene Scharfe <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/gitattributes.txt b/Documentation/gitattributes.txt
index 37b3be8..d0e951e 100644
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@@ -424,10 +424,10 @@ frotz unspecified
Creating an archive
-If the attribute `specfile` is set for a file then git will expand
+If the attribute `export-subst` is set for a file then git will expand
several placeholders when adding this file to an archive. The
expansion depends on the availability of a commit ID, i.e. if
gitlink:git-archive[1] has been given a tree instead of a commit or a