Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <>
v6 updated
Junio's final comment
Cc: Marc Branchaud <>
 Documentation/revisions.txt | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/revisions.txt b/Documentation/revisions.txt
index 17fc45c..242123b 100644
--- a/Documentation/revisions.txt
+++ b/Documentation/revisions.txt
@@ -284,6 +284,10 @@ The 'r1{caret}@' notation means all parents of 'r1'.
 The 'r1{caret}!' notation includes commit 'r1' but excludes all of its parents.
 By itself, this notation denotes the single commit 'r1'.
+While '<rev>{caret}<n>' was about specifying a single commit parent, these
+two notations consider all its parents. For example you can say
+'HEAD{caret}2{caret}@', however you cannot say 'HEAD{caret}@{caret}2'.
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