Commit e6aaa393 authored by brian m. carlson's avatar brian m. carlson Committed by Junio C Hamano

Documentation: fix missing text for rev-parse --verify

The caret (^) is used as a markup symbol in AsciiDoc.  Due to the
inability of AsciiDoc to parse a line containing an unmatched caret, it
omitted the line from the output, resulting in the man page missing the
end of a sentence.  Escape this caret so that the man page ends up with
the complete text.
Signed-off-by: brian m. carlson's avatarbrian m. carlson <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <[email protected]>
parent 8c2cfa55
......@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ eval "set -- $(git rev-parse --sq --prefix "$prefix" "[email protected]")"
+
If you want to make sure that the output actually names an object in
your object database and/or can be used as a specific type of object
you require, you can add "^{type}" peeling operator to the parameter.
you require, you can add "\^{type}" peeling operator to the parameter.
For example, `git rev-parse "$VAR^{commit}"` will make sure `$VAR`
names an existing object that is a commit-ish (i.e. a commit, or an
annotated tag that points at a commit). To make sure that `$VAR`
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