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[v3,1/2] rebase -i: clarify what happens on a failed `exec`

Message ID 92512a82d27b57dedf9dc9423dfac2efcb229031.1539350061.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Series rebase -i: introduce the 'break' command | expand

Commit Message

Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget Oct. 12, 2018, 1:14 p.m. UTC
From: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>

We had not documented previously what happens when an `exec` command in
an interactive rebase fails. Now we do.

Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>
 Documentation/git-rebase.txt | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-rebase.txt b/Documentation/git-rebase.txt
index 091eb53faa..d9771bd25b 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-rebase.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-rebase.txt
@@ -420,7 +420,8 @@  idea unless you know what you are doing (see BUGS below).
 --exec <cmd>::
 	Append "exec <cmd>" after each line creating a commit in the
 	final history. <cmd> will be interpreted as one or more shell
-	commands.
+	commands. Any command that fails will interrupt the rebase,
+	with exit code 1.
 You may execute several commands by either using one instance of `--exec`
 with several commands: