A previous patch ensures that both the replaced and the replacement objects passed to git replace must be of the same type.
While at it state that there is no other restriction on both objects. Signed-off-by: Christian Couder <chrisc...@tuxfamily.org> --- Documentation/git-replace.txt | 7 ++++--- 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/git-replace.txt b/Documentation/git-replace.txt index e0b4057..aa66d27 100644 --- a/Documentation/git-replace.txt +++ b/Documentation/git-replace.txt @@ -20,6 +20,9 @@ The name of the 'replace' reference is the SHA-1 of the object that is replaced. The content of the 'replace' reference is the SHA-1 of the replacement object. +The replaced object and the replacement object must be of the same type. +There is no other restriction on them. + Unless `-f` is given, the 'replace' reference must not yet exist. Replacement references will be used by default by all Git commands @@ -69,9 +72,7 @@ go back to a replaced commit will move the branch to the replacement commit instead of the replaced commit. There may be other problems when using 'git rev-list' related to -pending objects. And of course things may break if an object of one -type is replaced by an object of another type (for example a blob -replaced by a commit). +pending objects. SEE ALSO -------- -- 1.8.4.rc1.31.g530f5ce.dirty -- 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