gits...@pobox.com wrote on Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:33 -0700:
> Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> writes:
> > Michael Schubert wrote:
> >> --- a/Documentation/git-p4.txt
> >> +++ b/Documentation/git-p4.txt
> >> @@ -180,7 +180,7 @@ subsequent 'sync' operations.
> >> Import changes into given branch. If the branch starts with
> >> 'refs/', it will be used as is. Otherwise if it does not start
> >> with 'p4/', that prefix is added. The branch is assumed to
> >> - name a remote tracking, but this can be modified using
> >> + name a remote-tracking, but this can be modified using
> >> '--import-local', or by giving a full ref name. The default
> >> branch is 'master'.
> > This is confusing both before and after the patch. What is "a remote
> > tracking"?
> > Perhaps:
> > --branch <ref>::
> > Import changes into <ref> instead of refs/remotes/p4/master.
> > If <ref> starts with refs/, it is used as is. Otherwise, if
> > it does not start with p4/, that prefix is added.
> > +
> > By default a <ref> not starting with refs/ is treated as the
> > name of a remote-tracking branch (under refs/remotes/). This
> > behavior can be modified using the --import-local option.
> > +
> > The default <ref> is "master".
> > The rest of the patch looks good.
> Myy reading did hiccup at the same "remote-tracking" used as if it
> were a noun, and your rewritten version reads much better.
Yes, very clear and complete rewrite; thanks. The final
paragraph is perhaps duplicative of the first sentence, but adds
clarity, so I'm happy as it stands.
Acked-by: Pete Wyckoff <p...@padd.com>
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