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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt2
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
index d068a65..3cf0ce8 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ eval "set -- $(git rev-parse --sq --prefix "$prefix" "$@")"
+
If you want to make sure that the output actually names an object in
your object database and/or can be used as a specific type of object
-you require, you can add "^{type}" peeling operator to the parameter.
+you require, you can add "\^{type}" peeling operator to the parameter.
For example, `git rev-parse "$VAR^{commit}"` will make sure `$VAR`
names an existing object that is a commit-ish (i.e. a commit, or an
annotated tag that points at a commit). To make sure that `$VAR`