From d0f4eca712e7cf74286bfab306763a8a571b6c95 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Daniele Segato <daniele.seg...@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:33:18 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] git-tag man: when to use lightweight or annotated tags
stress the difference between the two with suggestion on when the user
should use one in place of the other.
Signed-off-by: Daniele Segato <daniele.seg...@gmail.com>
Documentation/git-tag.txt | 4 ++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
diff --git a/Documentation/git-tag.txt b/Documentation/git-tag.txt
index 22894cb..48f5504 100644
@@ -36,6 +36,10 @@ are absent, `-a` is implied.
Otherwise just a tag reference for the SHA-1 object name of the commit
created (i.e. a lightweight tag).
+Annotated and Lightweight tags are not the same thing for git and you
+mix them up. Annotated tags are meant for release while lightweight
+meant to tag random commits.
A GnuPG signed tag object will be created when `-s` or `-u
<key-id>` is used. When `-u <key-id>` is not used, the
committer identity for the current user is used to find the
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