Several uses of the '^' operator are being interpreted by asciidoc as requests to show the following text as a superscript. In order to fix this problem, use backticks (`) to quote the text of the affected git command invocations.
Signed-off-by: Ramsay Jones <ram...@ramsay1.demon.co.uk> --- Hi Jonathan, Just noticed this in passing ... I don't know asciidoc that well, so if there is a better way to fix this, just let me know. ;-) ATB, Ramsay Jones Documentation/howto/revert-a-faulty-merge.txt | 8 ++++---- 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/howto/revert-a-faulty-merge.txt b/Documentation/howto/revert-a-faulty-merge.txt index 075418e..acf3e47 100644 --- a/Documentation/howto/revert-a-faulty-merge.txt +++ b/Documentation/howto/revert-a-faulty-merge.txt @@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ where A and B are on the side development that was not so good, M is the merge that brings these premature changes into the mainline, x are changes unrelated to what the side branch did and already made on the mainline, and W is the "revert of the merge M" (doesn't W look M upside down?). -IOW, "diff W^..W" is similar to "diff -R M^..M". +IOW, `"diff W^..W"` is similar to `"diff -R M^..M"`. Such a "revert" of a merge can be made with: @@ -121,9 +121,9 @@ If you reverted the revert in such a case as in the previous example: ---A---B A'--B'--C' where Y is the revert of W, A' and B' are rerolled A and B, and there may -also be a further fix-up C' on the side branch. "diff Y^..Y" is similar -to "diff -R W^..W" (which in turn means it is similar to "diff M^..M"), -and "diff A'^..C'" by definition would be similar but different from that, +also be a further fix-up C' on the side branch. `"diff Y^..Y"` is similar +to `"diff -R W^..W"` (which in turn means it is similar to `"diff M^..M"`), +and `"diff A'^..C'"` by definition would be similar but different from that, because it is a rerolled series of the earlier change. There will be a lot of overlapping changes that result in conflicts. So do not do "revert of revert" blindly without thinking.. -- 1.8.4 -- 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