doc: git-http-push: describe the refs as pattern pairs

Each member of the pair is explained but they are not defined
beforehand.

Signed-off-by: Jean-Noël Avila <jn.avila@free.fr>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
pull/790/merge
Jean-Noël Avila 11 months ago committed by Junio C Hamano
parent 7706294ec9
commit 6ae7e88353
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      Documentation/git-http-push.txt

@ -63,16 +63,15 @@ of such patterns separated by a colon ":" (this means that a ref name
cannot have a colon in it). A single pattern '<name>' is just a
shorthand for '<name>:<name>'.
Each pattern pair consists of the source side (before the colon)
and the destination side (after the colon). The ref to be
pushed is determined by finding a match that matches the source
side, and where it is pushed is determined by using the
destination side.
Each pattern pair '<src>:<dst>' consists of the source side (before
the colon) and the destination side (after the colon). The ref to be
pushed is determined by finding a match that matches the source side,
and where it is pushed is determined by using the destination side.
- It is an error if <src> does not match exactly one of the
- It is an error if '<src>' does not match exactly one of the
local refs.
- If <dst> does not match any remote ref, either
- If '<dst>' does not match any remote ref, either
* it has to start with "refs/"; <dst> is used as the
destination literally in this case.

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