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@@ -190,6 +190,13 @@ blobs contained in a commit.
and dereference the tag recursively until a non-tag object is
found.
+* A colon, followed by a slash, followed by a text: this names
+ a commit whose commit message starts with the specified text.
+ This name returns the youngest matching commit which is
+ reachable from any ref. If the commit message starts with a
+ '!', you have to repeat that; the special sequence ':/!',
+ followed by something else than '!' is reserved for now.
+
* A suffix ':' followed by a path; this names the blob or tree
at the given path in the tree-ish object named by the part
before the colon.