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authorMartin Ågren <>2020-08-15 16:06:02 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2020-08-17 17:35:13 (GMT)
commit8afa50aabcf18ab1904218e8019d623d11e36ed9 (patch)
tree357aeb7f1f4421cca33eb43ef6c9cf5e12daebe0 /Documentation/technical/shallow.txt
parent0756e61078b32686dc995df768e50725aba13b7e (diff)
shallow.txt: document SHA-256 shallow format
Similar to recent commits, document that we list object names rather than SHA-1s. Signed-off-by: Martin Ågren <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/technical/shallow.txt b/Documentation/technical/shallow.txt
index 01dedfe..f3738ba 100644
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+++ b/Documentation/technical/shallow.txt
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ pretend as if they are root commits (e.g. "git log" traversal
stops after showing them; "git fsck" does not complain saying
the commits listed on their "parent" lines do not exist).
-Each line contains exactly one SHA-1. When read, a commit_graft
+Each line contains exactly one object name. When read, a commit_graft
will be constructed, which has nr_parent < 0 to make it easier
to discern from user provided grafts.