[PATCH 2/2] describe doc: remove '7-char' abbreviation reference
- Date: Sat, 6 Apr 2019 14:27:47 +0100
- From: Philip Oakley <philipoakley@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: [PATCH 2/2] describe doc: remove '7-char' abbreviation reference
While the minimum is 7-char, the unambiguous length can be longer.
Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <philipoakley@xxxxxxx>
noticed while looking int the Git-for-Windows patch thicket -
was looking for the ~n^m style!
Documentation/git-describe.txt | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/git-describe.txt b/Documentation/git-describe.txt
index ccdc5f83d6..a88f6ae2c6 100644
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ at the end.
The number of additional commits is the number
of commits which would be displayed by "git log v1.0.4..parent".
-The hash suffix is "-g" + 7-char abbreviation for the tip commit
+The hash suffix is "-g" + unambiguous abbreviation for the tip commit
of parent (which was `2414721b194453f058079d897d13c4e377f92dc6`).
The "g" prefix stands for "git" and is used to allow describing the version of
a software depending on the SCM the software is managed with. This is useful