[v2,1/2] Documentation: clarify %(contents:XXXX) doc
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Message ID 20200702140845.24945-2-chriscool@tuxfamily.org
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Christian Couder July 2, 2020, 2:08 p.m. UTC
Let's avoid a big dense paragraph by using an unordered
list for the %(contents:XXXX) format specifiers.

Suggested-by: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Signed-off-by: Christian Couder <chriscool@tuxfamily.org>
---
 Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt | 24 ++++++++++++++++++------
 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

Comments

Junio C Hamano July 6, 2020, 9:34 p.m. UTC | #1
Christian Couder <christian.couder@gmail.com> writes:

> Let's avoid a big dense paragraph by using an unordered
> list for the %(contents:XXXX) format specifiers.
>
> Suggested-by: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
> Signed-off-by: Christian Couder <chriscool@tuxfamily.org>
> ---
>  Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt | 24 ++++++++++++++++++------
>  1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

Nice.
Will queue.  Thanks.

>
> diff --git a/Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt b/Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt
> index 6dcd39f6f6..2db9779d54 100644
> --- a/Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt
> @@ -232,12 +232,24 @@ Fields that have name-email-date tuple as its value (`author`,
>  `committer`, and `tagger`) can be suffixed with `name`, `email`,
>  and `date` to extract the named component.
>  
> -The complete message in a commit and tag object is `contents`.
> -Its first line is `contents:subject`, where subject is the concatenation
> -of all lines of the commit message up to the first blank line.  The next
> -line is `contents:body`, where body is all of the lines after the first
> -blank line.  The optional GPG signature is `contents:signature`.  The
> -first `N` lines of the message is obtained using `contents:lines=N`.
> +The complete message of a commit or tag object is `contents`. This
> +field can also be used in the following ways:
> +
> +contents:subject::
> +	The "subject" of the commit or tag message.  It's actually the
> +	concatenation of all lines of the commit message up to the
> +	first blank line.
> +
> +contents:body::
> +	The "body" of the commit or tag message.  It's made of the
> +	lines after the first blank line.
> +
> +contents:signature::
> +	The optional GPG signature.
> +
> +contents:lines=N::
> +	The first `N` lines of the message.
> +
>  Additionally, the trailers as interpreted by linkgit:git-interpret-trailers[1]
>  are obtained as `trailers` (or by using the historical alias
>  `contents:trailers`).  Non-trailer lines from the trailer block can be omitted

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diff --git a/Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt b/Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt
index 6dcd39f6f6..2db9779d54 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-for-each-ref.txt
@@ -232,12 +232,24 @@  Fields that have name-email-date tuple as its value (`author`,
 `committer`, and `tagger`) can be suffixed with `name`, `email`,
 and `date` to extract the named component.
 
-The complete message in a commit and tag object is `contents`.
-Its first line is `contents:subject`, where subject is the concatenation
-of all lines of the commit message up to the first blank line.  The next
-line is `contents:body`, where body is all of the lines after the first
-blank line.  The optional GPG signature is `contents:signature`.  The
-first `N` lines of the message is obtained using `contents:lines=N`.
+The complete message of a commit or tag object is `contents`. This
+field can also be used in the following ways:
+
+contents:subject::
+	The "subject" of the commit or tag message.  It's actually the
+	concatenation of all lines of the commit message up to the
+	first blank line.
+
+contents:body::
+	The "body" of the commit or tag message.  It's made of the
+	lines after the first blank line.
+
+contents:signature::
+	The optional GPG signature.
+
+contents:lines=N::
+	The first `N` lines of the message.
+
 Additionally, the trailers as interpreted by linkgit:git-interpret-trailers[1]
 are obtained as `trailers` (or by using the historical alias
 `contents:trailers`).  Non-trailer lines from the trailer block can be omitted