Boyd Smith committed b938f62

Fix Documentation for git-describe

The documentation for git-describe says the default abbreviation is 8
hexadecimal digits while cache.c clearly shows DEFAULT_ABBREV set to 7.
This patch corrects the documentation.

Signed-off-by: Boyd Stephen Smith Jr <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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 	Automatically implies --tags.
-	Instead of using the default 8 hexadecimal digits as the
+	Instead of using the default 7 hexadecimal digits as the
 	abbreviated object name, use <n> digits.