Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> writes: > Nice and clear, but doesn't this contradict b5c9f1c1b0ed (merge: do > not create a signed tag merge under --ff-only option, 2012-02-05)?
It does X-<. Here is a replacement. The "--ff-only v1.2.3 will fail" can be left unsaid because it would fail (and succeed) under the same condition "-ff-only v1.2.3^0" would. Documentation/git-merge.txt | 15 +++++++-------- 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/git-merge.txt b/Documentation/git-merge.txt index df2d28d..d1f3df9 100644 --- a/Documentation/git-merge.txt +++ b/Documentation/git-merge.txt @@ -179,19 +179,18 @@ the commit message template is prepared with the tag message. Additionally, the signature check is reported as a comment if the tag is signed. See also linkgit:git-tag. -Consequently a request `git merge --ff-only v1.2.3` to merge such a -tag would fail. - When you want to just integrate with the work leading to the commit that happens to be tagged, e.g. synchronizing with an upstream -release point, you may not want to make an unnecessary merge commit -especially when you do not have any work on your own. In such a -case, you can "unwrap" the tag yourself before feeding it to `git -merge`, e.g. +release point, you may not want to make an unnecessary merge commit. + +In such a case, you can "unwrap" the tag yourself before feeding it +to `git merge`, or pass `--ff-only` when you do not have any work on +your own. e.g. --- git fetch origin -git merge [--ff-only] v1.2.3^0 +git merge v1.2.3^0 +git merge --ff-only v1.2.3 --- -- 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