Provide the regular expression that matches the 'git --version' strings. Scripts in the wild, including 'git gui', check the git version.
Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <philipoak...@iee.org> --- Should the string be described by a regular expression? How to format the regular expression for asciidocs - it doesn't get made correctly - I'm not sure what special magic incantation is needed here. Documentation/git.txt | 4 ++++ 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+) diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt index 7efaa59..627e462 100644 --- a/Documentation/git.txt +++ b/Documentation/git.txt @@ -365,6 +365,10 @@ OPTIONS ------- --version:: Prints the Git suite version that the 'git' program came from. + The version string is a single line that matches the extended + regular expression + '^git version [0-9]+\.[0-9]+\.[0-9]+.*' + and is less than 80 characters. --help:: Prints the synopsis and a list of the most commonly used -- 1.8.1.msysgit.1 -- 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