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@@ -1384,7 +1384,7 @@ were merged.
However, if the current branch is a descendant of the other--so every
commit present in the one is already contained in the other--then git
-just performs a "fast forward"; the head of the current branch is moved
+just performs a "fast-forward"; the head of the current branch is moved
forward to point at the head of the merged-in branch, without any new
commits being created.
@@ -1719,7 +1719,7 @@ producing a default commit message documenting the branch and
repository that you pulled from.
(But note that no such commit will be created in the case of a
-<<fast-forwards,fast forward>>; instead, your branch will just be
+<<fast-forwards,fast-forward>>; instead, your branch will just be
updated to point to the latest commit from the upstream branch.)
The `git pull` command can also be given "." as the "remote" repository,
@@ -1943,7 +1943,7 @@ $ git push ssh://yourserver.com/~you/proj.git master
-------------------------------------------------
As with `git fetch`, `git push` will complain if this does not result in a
-<<fast-forwards,fast forward>>; see the following section for details on
+<<fast-forwards,fast-forward>>; see the following section for details on
handling this case.
Note that the target of a "push" is normally a
@@ -1976,7 +1976,7 @@ details.
What to do when a push fails
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
-If a push would not result in a <<fast-forwards,fast forward>> of the
+If a push would not result in a <<fast-forwards,fast-forward>> of the
remote branch, then it will fail with an error like:
-------------------------------------------------
@@ -2115,7 +2115,7 @@ $ git checkout release && git pull
Important note! If you have any local changes in these branches, then
this merge will create a commit object in the history (with no local
-changes git will simply do a "Fast forward" merge). Many people dislike
+changes git will simply do a "fast-forward" merge). Many people dislike
the "noise" that this creates in the Linux history, so you should avoid
doing this capriciously in the "release" branch, as these noisy commits
will become part of the permanent history when you ask Linus to pull
@@ -2729,9 +2729,9 @@ In the previous example, when updating an existing branch, "git fetch"
checks to make sure that the most recent commit on the remote
branch is a descendant of the most recent commit on your copy of the
branch before updating your copy of the branch to point at the new
-commit. Git calls this process a <<fast-forwards,fast forward>>.
+commit. Git calls this process a <<fast-forwards,fast-forward>>.
-A fast forward looks something like this:
+A fast-forward looks something like this:
................................................
o--o--o--o <-- old head of the branch