git tag does that.
git tag step-1 9cb0262c20d838109106e2ca25a649b0762401d4
git tag right-here
with nothing else tags the current (HEAD) commit.
git tag new-name old-name
makes "new-name" and "old-name" point to the same commit.
git tag grandfather HEAD~~
and so on.
On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 12:41 PM, Rich Naylor <stinker...@gmail.com> wrote:
> im using git to allow users in a training class to update there
> development space to reflect the chapter/module that they are in. so, the
> user starts the class by cloning a repo, then uses 'git checkout -f ....'
> to update themselves for each chapter/module. Does anyone know how i can
> rename/alias the commits to something more humanly readable. Currently they
> would type or copy/paste something similar to this:
> git checkout -f 9cb0262c20d838109106e2ca25a649**b0762401d4
> I've seen other projects make it look like this:
> git checkout -f step-1
> anyone know how i can do this? Or have something i can reference?
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