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From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@crashcourse.ca>
To: Git Mailing list <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: "man git-checkout", man page is inconsistent between SYNOPSIS and details
Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2017 05:27:22 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.2.21.1709300523190.27819@localhost.localdomain> (raw)


  just noticed that in "man git-checkout", the SYNOPSIS contains the
line:

  git checkout [-p|--patch] [<tree-ish>] [--] [<paths>...]

implying that <paths> is optional, but further down in the
DESCRIPTION, one reads:

  git checkout [-p|--patch] [<tree-ish>] [--] <pathspec>...

suggesting that <pathspec> is required.

rday

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-09-30  9:27 Robert P. J. Day [this message]
2017-09-30 14:32 ` Kevin Daudt
2017-09-30 15:01   ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-09-30 22:04   ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-01  3:49     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-01 10:05       ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-02  0:29         ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-11  2:39           ` [PATCH] checkout doc: clarify command line args for "checkout paths" mode Junio C Hamano
2017-10-11  3:22             ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-11  5:02               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-11  5:16                 ` Jonathan Nieder

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