[FFmpeg-cvslog] commit: Add section how to find a svn changeset with git commands ( Janne Grunau )

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ffmpeg | branch: master | Janne Grunau <janne-ffmpeg at jannau.net> | Sun Jan 16 18:20:06 2011 +0000| [30876e391731c8ae61402c4ea4df61af11292223] | committer: Janne Grunau 

Add section how to find a svn changeset with git commands

Originally committed as revision 26391 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

> http://git.videolan.org/gitweb.cgi/ffmpeg.git/?a=commit;h=30876e391731c8ae61402c4ea4df61af11292223

 doc/git-howto.txt |   11 +++++++++++
 1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/git-howto.txt b/doc/git-howto.txt
index 11f9680..a457582 100644
--- a/doc/git-howto.txt
+++ b/doc/git-howto.txt
@@ -223,5 +223,16 @@ I. BASICS:
   Will push the changes to the remote repository. Omitting refspec makes git
   push update all the remote branches matching the local ones.
+13. Finding a specific svn revission
+  Since version 1.7.1 git supports ':/foo' syntax for specifying commits
+  based on a regular expression. see man gitrevisions
+    git show :/'as revision 23456'
+  will show the svn changeset r23456. With older git versions searching in
+  the git log output is the easiest option (especially if a pager with
+  search capabilities is used).
 Contact the project admins <root at ffmpeg dot org> if you have technical
 problems with the GIT server.

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