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@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@ git-update-ref - Update the object name stored in a ref safely
SYNOPSIS
--------
+[verse]
'git update-ref' [-m <reason>] (-d <ref> [<oldvalue>] | [--no-deref] <ref> <newvalue> [<oldvalue>])
DESCRIPTION
@@ -60,8 +61,9 @@ still contains <oldvalue>.
Logging Updates
---------------
-If config parameter "core.logAllRefUpdates" is true or the file
-"$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>" exists then `git update-ref` will append
+If config parameter "core.logAllRefUpdates" is true and the ref is one under
+"refs/heads/", "refs/remotes/", "refs/notes/", or the symbolic ref HEAD; or
+the file "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>" exists then `git update-ref` will append
a line to the log file "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>" (dereferencing all
symbolic refs before creating the log name) describing the change
in ref value. Log lines are formatted as: