Commit 73e94796 authored by Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason's avatar Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason Committed by Junio C Hamano

fetch doc: correct grammar in --force docs

Correct a grammar error (saying "the receiving" made no sense) in the
recently landed documentation added in my 0bc8d71b ("fetch: stop
clobbering existing tags without --force", 2018-08-31) by rephrasing
the sentence.  Also correct 'fetching work the same way' by s/work/&s/;
Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason's avatarÆvar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <>
parent f4ec16ad
......@@ -45,9 +45,9 @@ rules particular to 'git fetch' are noted below.
Until Git version 2.20, and unlike when pushing with
linkgit:git-push[1], any updates to `refs/tags/*` would be accepted
without `+` in the refspec (or `--force`). The receiving promiscuously
without `+` in the refspec (or `--force`). When fetching, we promiscuously
considered all tag updates from a remote to be forced fetches. Since
Git version 2.20, fetching to update `refs/tags/*` work the same way
Git version 2.20, fetching to update `refs/tags/*` works the same way
as when pushing. I.e. any updates will be rejected without `+` in the
refspec (or `--force`).
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