Signed-off-by: Christian Couder <>
 Documentation/git-replace.txt | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-replace.txt b/Documentation/git-replace.txt
index 736b48c..a2bd2ee 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-replace.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-replace.txt
@@ -21,10 +21,12 @@ 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.
+This restriction can be bypassed using `-f`.
 Unless `-f` is given, the 'replace' reference must not yet exist.
+There is no other restriction on the replaced and replacement objects.
 Replacement references will be used by default by all Git commands
 except those doing reachability traversal (prune, pack transfer and

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