summaryrefslogtreecommitdiff
path: root/Documentation
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
authorTheodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>2007-03-05 19:46:05 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2007-03-06 05:21:09 (GMT)
commit043d76050d3136b8684b5a3938e8bc0c1f8483fd (patch)
tree1eb40dddd679f1687c3ecf98641aa51579738545 /Documentation
parentc2d4eb7e04397595aa1369414aaab52f27bb9e3a (diff)
downloadgit-043d76050d3136b8684b5a3938e8bc0c1f8483fd.zip
git-043d76050d3136b8684b5a3938e8bc0c1f8483fd.tar.gz
git-043d76050d3136b8684b5a3938e8bc0c1f8483fd.tar.bz2
Add definition of <commit-ish> to the main git man page.
Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git.txt6
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index c0fa0d4..e514588 100644
--- a/Documentation/git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git.txt
@@ -231,6 +231,12 @@ Identifier Terminology
operate on a <tree> object but automatically dereferences
<commit> and <tag> objects that point at a <tree>.
+<commit-ish>::
+ Indicates a commit or tag object name. A
+ command that takes a <commit-ish> argument ultimately wants to
+ operate on a <commit> object but automatically dereferences
+ <tag> objects that point at a <commit>.
+
<type>::
Indicates that an object type is required.
Currently one of: `blob`, `tree`, `commit`, or `tag`.