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authorJunio C Hamano <>2013-01-08 21:23:26 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2013-01-08 21:23:26 (GMT)
commit69637e5e6d79dbef18ebb89c7d1885cca30496f4 (patch)
treeccccedfe607cac884c1f0269cc62fcc4e8d9abaa /Documentation
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parentb5fb4770ad132f1e3458dae61b132e335898dc9e (diff)
Merge branch 'kb/maint-bundle-doc'
* kb/maint-bundle-doc: Documentation: full-ness of a bundle is significant for cloning Documentation: correct example restore from bundle
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-bundle.txt b/Documentation/git-bundle.txt
index 16a6b0a..bc023cc 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-bundle.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-bundle.txt
@@ -112,13 +112,12 @@ machineA$ git bundle create file.bundle master
machineA$ git tag -f lastR2bundle master
-Then you transfer file.bundle to the target machine B. If you are creating
-the repository on machine B, then you can clone from the bundle as if it
-were a remote repository instead of creating an empty repository and then
-pulling or fetching objects from the bundle:
+Then you transfer file.bundle to the target machine B. Because this
+bundle does not require any existing object to be extracted, you can
+create a new repository on machine B by cloning from it:
-machineB$ git clone /home/me/tmp/file.bundle R2
+machineB$ git clone -b master /home/me/tmp/file.bundle R2
This will define a remote called "origin" in the resulting repository that