There is a rare edge case of git-filter-branch: a filter that unsets identity variables from the environment. Link to git-commit-tree clarifies how Git would fall back in this situation.
Signed-off-by: Tadeusz Andrzej Kadłubowski <y...@hell.org.pl> --- Documentation/git-filter-branch.txt | 6 +++--- 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/git-filter-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-filter-branch.txt index dfd12c9..e50ee2f 100644 --- a/Documentation/git-filter-branch.txt +++ b/Documentation/git-filter-branch.txt @@ -65,9 +65,9 @@ Prior to that, the $GIT_COMMIT environment variable will be set to contain the id of the commit being rewritten. Also, GIT_AUTHOR_NAME, GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL, GIT_AUTHOR_DATE, GIT_COMMITTER_NAME, GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL, and GIT_COMMITTER_DATE are set according to the current commit. The values -of these variables after the filters have run, are used for the new commit. -If any evaluation of <command> returns a non-zero exit status, the whole -operation will be aborted. +of these variables after the filters have run, are used for the new commit +(see linkgit:git-commit-tree for details). If any evaluation of <command> +returns a non-zero exit status, the whole operation will be aborted. A 'map' function is available that takes an "original sha1 id" argument and outputs a "rewritten sha1 id" if the commit has been already -- 220.127.116.11 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html