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From: "Andreas G. Schacker" <>
Cc: "Andreas G. Schacker" <>
Subject: [PATCH] doc/read-tree: remove obsolete remark
Date: Tue,  9 Jan 2018 16:30:34 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Earlier versions of `git read-tree` required the `--prefix` option value
to end with a slash. This restriction was eventually lifted without a
corresponding amendment to the documentation.

Signed-off-by: Andreas G. Schacker <>
 Documentation/git-read-tree.txt | 5 ++---
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt b/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt
index 72bd809fb..f2a07d54d 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt
@@ -81,12 +81,11 @@ OPTIONS
 * when both sides add a path identically.  The resolution
   is to add that path.
 	Keep the current index contents, and read the contents
 	of the named tree-ish under the directory at `<prefix>`.
 	The command will refuse to overwrite entries that already
-	existed in the original index file. Note that the `<prefix>/`
-	value must end with a slash.
+	existed in the original index file.
 	When running the command with `-u` and `-m` options, the

             reply	other threads:[~2018-01-09 15:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-09 15:30 Andreas G. Schacker [this message]
2018-01-09 19:36 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-11 10:49 ` Jeff King
2018-01-11 19:02   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-11 22:21     ` Jeff King
2018-01-11 23:14       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-12  0:35         ` Jeff King

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