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From: Martin Ågren <martin.agren@gmail.com>
To: git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Subject: [PATCH v2 1/3] git-shortlog.txt: reorder usages
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 22:34:17 +0100
Message-ID: <a8210328f4db27cc119178b33e9512f8fcbba35c.1521062188.git.martin.agren@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1521062188.git.martin.agren@gmail.com>

The first usage we give is the original one where, e.g., `git log` is
piped through `git shortlog`. The description that follows reads the
other way round, by first focusing on the general behavior, then ending
with the behavior when reading from stdin.

It is also a tiny bit odd that what is probably the most common usage
and the one a reader is probably looking for is not at the top of the
list. Of course, it is only a two-item list, so it is not _that_ hard to
find... The next commit will add the original usage to the usage string
in builtin/shortlog.c, and it feels more natural to do so below the
most common usage. To avoid being inconsistent, reorder these two
usages here first.

Signed-off-by: Martin Ågren <martin.agren@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
---
 Documentation/git-shortlog.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt b/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt
index ee6c5476c1..5e35ea18ac 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt
@@ -8,8 +8,8 @@ git-shortlog - Summarize 'git log' output
 SYNOPSIS
 --------
 [verse]
-git log --pretty=short | 'git shortlog' [<options>]
 'git shortlog' [<options>] [<revision range>] [[\--] <path>...]
+git log --pretty=short | 'git shortlog' [<options>]
 
 DESCRIPTION
 -----------
-- 
2.16.2.246.ga4ee44448f


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Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-10 11:52 [PATCH 0/3] shortlog: do not accept revisions when run outside repo Martin Ågren
2018-03-10 11:52 ` [PATCH 1/3] git-shortlog.txt: reorder usages Martin Ågren
2018-03-13 19:19   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-10 11:52 ` [PATCH 2/3] shortlog: add usage-string for stdin-reading Martin Ågren
2018-03-10 11:52 ` [PATCH 3/3] shortlog: do not accept revisions when run outside repo Martin Ågren
2018-03-13 19:56   ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-03-13 20:47     ` Martin Ågren
2018-03-13 21:36       ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-03-13 21:46   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-14  5:06     ` Martin Ågren
2018-03-14 21:34 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] shortlog: disallow left-over arguments " Martin Ågren
2018-03-14 21:34   ` Martin Ågren [this message]
2018-03-14 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] shortlog: add usage-string for stdin-reading Martin Ågren
2018-03-14 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] shortlog: disallow left-over arguments outside repo Martin Ågren
2018-03-28  8:48 ` [PATCH 0/3] shortlog: do not accept revisions when run " Jeff King
2018-03-28 12:24   ` Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15     ` [PATCH 0/4] doc: cleaning up instances of \-- Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15       ` [PATCH 1/4] doc: convert \--option to --option Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15       ` [PATCH 2/4] doc: convert [\--] to [--] Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15       ` [PATCH 3/4] git-[short]log.txt: unify quoted standalone -- Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15       ` [PATCH 4/4] git-submodule.txt: quote usage in monospace, drop backslash Martin Ågren
2018-04-18  4:24       ` [PATCH 0/4] doc: cleaning up instances of \-- Junio C Hamano
2018-05-10  7:11         ` Jeff King
2018-04-19  1:25       ` brian m. carlson

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