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authorPhilip Oakley <>2012-09-16 10:57:58 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2012-09-18 20:35:56 (GMT)
commit01f7d7f19f585e40af399acc307200d4b6acad25 (patch)
treec53e6641b16f24368536b20fd32cdbfbdc8447ea /Documentation/technical
parent8093ae8854a50edf44e47c0390d3021ffd07bc00 (diff)
Doc: Improve shallow depth wording
Avoid confusion in compound sentence about the start of the commit set and the depth measure. Use two sentences. Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt b/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
index 49cdc57..d51e20f 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
@@ -259,8 +259,10 @@ a positive depth, this step is skipped.
If the client has requested a positive depth, the server will compute
-the set of commits which are no deeper than the desired depth, starting
-at the client's wants. The server writes 'shallow' lines for each
+the set of commits which are no deeper than the desired depth. The set
+of commits start at the client's wants.
+The server writes 'shallow' lines for each
commit whose parents will not be sent as a result. The server writes
an 'unshallow' line for each commit which the client has indicated is
shallow, but is no longer shallow at the currently requested depth