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@@ -30,10 +30,10 @@ include::pull-fetch-param.txt[]
to be pushed.
-f, \--force::
- Usually, the command refuses to update a local ref that is
- not an ancestor of the remote ref used to overwrite it.
- This flag disables the check. What this means is that the
- local repository can lose commits; use it with care.
+ Usually, the command refuses to update a remote ref that is
+ not a descendent of the local ref used to overwrite it.
+ This flag disables the check. This can cause the
+ remote repository to lose commits; use it with care.
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