Anonymous avatar Anonymous committed 5876b8e

Minor clarifications to git-filter-branch usage and doc

- Remove "DESTBRANCH" from usage, as it rewrites the branches given.
- Remove an = from an example usage, as the script doesn't understand

Signed-off-by: Brian Gernhardt <>;
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>;

Comments (0)

Files changed (2)


 	tag name is expected on standard output.
 The original tags are not deleted, but can be overwritten;
-use "--tag-name-filter=cat" to simply update the tags.  In this
+use "--tag-name-filter cat" to simply update the tags.  In this
 case, be very careful and make sure you have the old tags
 backed up in case the conversion has run afoul.

 # a new branch. You can specify a number of filters to modify the commits,
 # files and trees.
+USAGE="git-filter-branch [-d TEMPDIR] [FILTERS] [REV-RANGE]"
 . git-sh-setup
 warn () {
Tip: Filter by directory path e.g. /media app.js to search for public/media/app.js.
Tip: Use camelCasing e.g. ProjME to search for
Tip: Filter by extension type e.g. /repo .js to search for all .js files in the /repo directory.
Tip: Separate your search with spaces e.g. /ssh pom.xml to search for src/ssh/pom.xml.
Tip: Use ↑ and ↓ arrow keys to navigate and return to view the file.
Tip: You can also navigate files with Ctrl+j (next) and Ctrl+k (previous) and view the file with Ctrl+o.
Tip: You can also navigate files with Alt+j (next) and Alt+k (previous) and view the file with Alt+o.