Changes to the descriptions of tree and tag objects, a link for ent, and descriptions for rewind, rebase and core git were added.
Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> --- Documentation/glossary.txt | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++------ 1 files changed, 22 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-) 83d69aaac371160ea0da0a6de6c9898c8f6915b2 diff --git a/Documentation/glossary.txt b/Documentation/glossary.txt --- a/Documentation/glossary.txt +++ b/Documentation/glossary.txt @@ -26,9 +26,9 @@ blob object:: Untyped object, e.g. the contents of a file. tree object:: - An object containing a list of blob and/or tree objects. - (A tree usually corresponds to a directory without - subdirectories). + An object containing a list of file names and modes along with refs + to the associated blob and/or tree objects. A tree object is + equivalent to a directory. tree:: Either a working tree, or a tree object together with the @@ -118,11 +118,14 @@ tree-ish:: tag object pointing to a tag or commit or tree object. ent:: - Favorite synonym to "tree-ish" by some total geeks. + Favorite synonym to "tree-ish" by some total geeks. See + http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ent_(Middle-earth) for an in-depth + explanation. tag object:: - An object containing a ref pointing to another object. It can - contain a (PGP) signature, in which case it is called "signed + An object containing a ref pointing to another object, which can + contain a message just like a commit object. It can also + contain a (PGP) signature, in which case it is called a "signed tag object". tag:: @@ -143,6 +146,15 @@ resolve:: The action of fixing up manually what a failed automatic merge left behind. +rewind:: + To throw away part of the development, i.e. to assign the head to + an earlier revision. + +rebase:: + To clean a branch by starting from the head of the main line of + development ("master"), and reapply the (possibly cherry-picked) + changes from that branch. + repository:: A collection of refs together with an object database containing all objects, which are reachable from the refs, possibly accompanied @@ -196,6 +208,10 @@ pack index:: The list of identifiers, and other information, of the objects in a pack, to assist in efficiently accessing the contents of a pack. +core git:: + Fundamental data structures and utilities of git. Exposes only + limited source code management tools. + plumbing:: Cute name for core git. - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html