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authorJeff King <>2007-09-18 08:15:34 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-09-18 21:00:20 (GMT)
commit5c633a4cbeb95fc86c9b3e6126749cf34a2691b5 (patch)
tree3029bdd14f39d6a825ac60124d19e7e83c9b51a4 /Documentation
parentbf1ee636780f3fcaf358827168fa8a0e26c598e2 (diff)
git-push: documentation and tests for pushing only branches
Commit 098e711e caused git-push to match only branches when considering which refs to push. This patch updates the documentation accordingly and adds a test for this behavior. Signed-off-by: Jeff King <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
2 files changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-push.txt b/Documentation/git-push.txt
index 7b8e075..6bc559d 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-push.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-push.txt
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ even if it does not result in a fast forward update.
Note: If no explicit refspec is found, (that is neither
on the command line nor in any Push line of the
corresponding remotes file---see below), then all the
-refs that exist both on the local side and on the remote
+heads that exist both on the local side and on the remote
side are updated.
`tag <tag>` means the same as `refs/tags/<tag>:refs/tags/<tag>`.
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@ the remote repository.
Instead of naming each ref to push, specifies that all
- refs be pushed.
+ refs under `$GIT_DIR/refs/heads/` be pushed.
All refs under `$GIT_DIR/refs/tags` are pushed, in
diff --git a/Documentation/git-send-pack.txt b/Documentation/git-send-pack.txt
index 205bfd2..3271e88 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-send-pack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-send-pack.txt
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ OPTIONS
Instead of explicitly specifying which refs to update,
- update all refs that locally exist.
+ update all heads that locally exist.
Usually, the command refuses to update a remote ref that
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ With '--all' flag, all refs that exist locally are transferred to
the remote side. You cannot specify any '<ref>' if you use
this flag.
-Without '--all' and without any '<ref>', the refs that exist
+Without '--all' and without any '<ref>', the heads that exist
both on the local side and on the remote side are updated.
When one or more '<ref>' are specified explicitly, it can be either a