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authorJason St. John <jstjohn@purdue.edu>2014-05-21 18:52:26 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2014-05-21 20:57:10 (GMT)
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Documentation: use "command-line" when used as a compound adjective, and fix other minor grammatical issues
Signed-off-by: Jason St. John <jstjohn@purdue.edu> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/config.txt10
-rw-r--r--Documentation/diff-config.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-bisect.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-config.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-daemon.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-fast-import.txt10
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-help.txt12
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-ls-files.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-read-tree.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-send-email.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-svn.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-web--browse.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git.txt8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/gitcli.txt8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/gitk.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/gitweb.conf.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/howto/setup-git-server-over-http.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/technical/http-protocol.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/user-manual.txt4
19 files changed, 47 insertions, 47 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index 1932e9b..553b300 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -381,7 +381,7 @@ false), while all other repositories are assumed to be bare (bare
core.worktree::
Set the path to the root of the working tree.
This can be overridden by the GIT_WORK_TREE environment
- variable and the '--work-tree' command line option.
+ variable and the '--work-tree' command-line option.
The value can be an absolute path or relative to the path to
the .git directory, which is either specified by --git-dir
or GIT_DIR, or automatically discovered.
@@ -523,7 +523,7 @@ core.askpass::
environment variable. If not set, fall back to the value of the
'SSH_ASKPASS' environment variable or, failing that, a simple password
prompt. The external program shall be given a suitable prompt as
- command line argument and write the password on its STDOUT.
+ command-line argument and write the password on its STDOUT.
core.attributesfile::
In addition to '.gitattributes' (per-directory) and
@@ -1324,7 +1324,7 @@ grep.extendedRegexp::
gpg.program::
Use this custom program instead of "gpg" found on $PATH when
making or verifying a PGP signature. The program must support the
- same command line interface as GPG, namely, to verify a detached
+ same command-line interface as GPG, namely, to verify a detached
signature, "gpg --verify $file - <$signature" is run, and the
program is expected to signal a good signature by exiting with
code 0, and to generate an ascii-armored detached signature, the
@@ -2295,7 +2295,7 @@ status.submodulesummary::
submodules when `diff.ignoreSubmodules` is set to 'all' or only
for those submodules where `submodule.<name>.ignore=all`. To
also view the summary for ignored submodules you can either use
- the --ignore-submodules=dirty command line option or the 'git
+ the --ignore-submodules=dirty command-line option or the 'git
submodule summary' command, which shows a similar output but does
not honor these settings.
@@ -2317,7 +2317,7 @@ submodule.<name>.branch::
submodule.<name>.fetchRecurseSubmodules::
This option can be used to control recursive fetching of this
submodule. It can be overridden by using the --[no-]recurse-submodules
- command line option to "git fetch" and "git pull".
+ command-line option to "git fetch" and "git pull".
This setting will override that from in the linkgit:gitmodules[5]
file.
diff --git a/Documentation/diff-config.txt b/Documentation/diff-config.txt
index f07b451..b001779 100644
--- a/Documentation/diff-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/diff-config.txt
@@ -76,7 +76,7 @@ diff.ignoreSubmodules::
this setting when reporting uncommitted changes. Setting it to
'all' disables the submodule summary normally shown by 'git commit'
and 'git status' when 'status.submodulesummary' is set unless it is
- overridden by using the --ignore-submodules command line option.
+ overridden by using the --ignore-submodules command-line option.
The 'git submodule' commands are not affected by this setting.
diff.mnemonicprefix::
diff --git a/Documentation/git-bisect.txt b/Documentation/git-bisect.txt
index f986c5c..4cb52a7 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-bisect.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-bisect.txt
@@ -117,7 +117,7 @@ $ git bisect visualize
`view` may also be used as a synonym for `visualize`.
If the 'DISPLAY' environment variable is not set, 'git log' is used
-instead. You can also give command line options such as `-p` and
+instead. You can also give command-line options such as `-p` and
`--stat`.
------------
diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
index e9917b8..9dfa1a5 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
@@ -256,7 +256,7 @@ All writing options will per default write to the repository specific
configuration file. Note that this also affects options like '--replace-all'
and '--unset'. *'git config' will only ever change one file at a time*.
-You can override these rules either by command line options or by environment
+You can override these rules either by command-line options or by environment
variables. The '--global' and the '--system' options will limit the file used
to the global or system-wide file respectively. The GIT_CONFIG environment
variable has a similar effect, but you can specify any filename you want.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-daemon.txt b/Documentation/git-daemon.txt
index 223f731..a69b361 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-daemon.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-daemon.txt
@@ -169,7 +169,7 @@ Git configuration files in that directory are readable by `<user>`.
--forbid-override=<service>::
Allow/forbid overriding the site-wide default with per
repository configuration. By default, all the services
- are overridable.
+ may be overridden.
--[no-]informative-errors::
When informative errors are turned on, git-daemon will report
@@ -184,7 +184,7 @@ Git configuration files in that directory are readable by `<user>`.
Every time a client connects, first run an external command
specified by the <path> with service name (e.g. "upload-pack"),
path to the repository, hostname (%H), canonical hostname
- (%CH), ip address (%IP), and tcp port (%P) as its command line
+ (%CH), IP address (%IP), and TCP port (%P) as its command-line
arguments. The external command can decide to decline the
service by exiting with a non-zero status (or to allow it by
exiting with a zero status). It can also look at the $REMOTE_ADDR
@@ -204,7 +204,7 @@ SERVICES
--------
These services can be globally enabled/disabled using the
-command line options of this command. If a finer-grained
+command-line options of this command. If finer-grained
control is desired (e.g. to allow 'git archive' to be run
against only in a few selected repositories the daemon serves),
the per-repository configuration file can be used to enable or
diff --git a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
index fd22a9a..3ffa2fa 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
@@ -231,7 +231,7 @@ Date Formats
~~~~~~~~~~~~
The following date formats are supported. A frontend should select
the format it will use for this import by passing the format name
-in the \--date-format=<fmt> command line option.
+in the \--date-format=<fmt> command-line option.
`raw`::
This is the Git native format and is `<time> SP <offutc>`.
@@ -348,7 +348,7 @@ and control the current import process. More detailed discussion
`done`::
Marks the end of the stream. This command is optional
unless the `done` feature was requested using the
- `--done` command line option or `feature done` command.
+ `--done` command-line option or `feature done` command.
`cat-blob`::
Causes fast-import to print a blob in 'cat-file --batch'
@@ -437,7 +437,7 @@ the email address from the other fields in the line. Note that
of bytes, except `LT`, `GT` and `LF`. `<name>` is typically UTF-8 encoded.
The time of the change is specified by `<when>` using the date format
-that was selected by the \--date-format=<fmt> command line option.
+that was selected by the \--date-format=<fmt> command-line option.
See ``Date Formats'' above for the set of supported formats, and
their syntax.
@@ -1085,7 +1085,7 @@ Option commands must be the first commands on the input (not counting
feature commands), to give an option command after any non-option
command is an error.
-The following commandline options change import semantics and may therefore
+The following command-line options change import semantics and may therefore
not be passed as option:
* date-format
@@ -1099,7 +1099,7 @@ not be passed as option:
If the `done` feature is not in use, treated as if EOF was read.
This can be used to tell fast-import to finish early.
-If the `--done` command line option or `feature done` command is
+If the `--done` command-line option or `feature done` command is
in use, the `done` command is mandatory and marks the end of the
stream.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-help.txt b/Documentation/git-help.txt
index b21e9d7..3956525 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-help.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-help.txt
@@ -80,9 +80,9 @@ CONFIGURATION VARIABLES
help.format
~~~~~~~~~~~
-If no command line option is passed, the 'help.format' configuration
+If no command-line option is passed, the 'help.format' configuration
variable will be checked. The following values are supported for this
-variable; they make 'git help' behave as their corresponding command
+variable; they make 'git help' behave as their corresponding command-
line option:
* "man" corresponds to '-m|--man',
@@ -93,15 +93,15 @@ help.browser, web.browser and browser.<tool>.path
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The 'help.browser', 'web.browser' and 'browser.<tool>.path' will also
-be checked if the 'web' format is chosen (either by command line
+be checked if the 'web' format is chosen (either by command-line
option or configuration variable). See '-w|--web' in the OPTIONS
section above and linkgit:git-web{litdd}browse[1].
man.viewer
~~~~~~~~~~
-The 'man.viewer' config variable will be checked if the 'man' format
-is chosen. The following values are currently supported:
+The 'man.viewer' configuration variable will be checked if the 'man'
+format is chosen. The following values are currently supported:
* "man": use the 'man' program as usual,
* "woman": use 'emacsclient' to launch the "woman" mode in emacs
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ For example, this configuration:
viewer = woman
------------------------------------------------
-will try to use konqueror first. But this may fail (for example if
+will try to use konqueror first. But this may fail (for example, if
DISPLAY is not set) and in that case emacs' woman mode will be tried.
If everything fails, or if no viewer is configured, the viewer specified
diff --git a/Documentation/git-ls-files.txt b/Documentation/git-ls-files.txt
index c0856a6..e26f01f 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-ls-files.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-ls-files.txt
@@ -185,15 +185,15 @@ specifies the format of exclude patterns.
These exclude patterns come from these places, in order:
- 1. The command line flag --exclude=<pattern> specifies a
+ 1. The command-line flag --exclude=<pattern> specifies a
single pattern. Patterns are ordered in the same order
they appear in the command line.
- 2. The command line flag --exclude-from=<file> specifies a
+ 2. The command-line flag --exclude-from=<file> specifies a
file containing a list of patterns. Patterns are ordered
in the same order they appear in the file.
- 3. The command line flag --exclude-per-directory=<name> specifies
+ 3. The command-line flag --exclude-per-directory=<name> specifies
a name of the file in each directory 'git ls-files'
examines, normally `.gitignore`. Files in deeper
directories take precedence. Patterns are ordered in the
diff --git a/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt b/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt
index 056c0db..fa1d557 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt
@@ -283,7 +283,7 @@ merge. The different stages represent the "result tree" (stage 0, aka
you are trying to merge (stage 2 and 3 respectively).
The order of stages 1, 2 and 3 (hence the order of three
-<tree-ish> command line arguments) are significant when you
+<tree-ish> command-line arguments) are significant when you
start a 3-way merge with an index file that is already
populated. Here is an outline of how the algorithm works:
diff --git a/Documentation/git-send-email.txt b/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
index f0e57a5..d0fa18a 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ files in the directory), or directly as a revision list. In the
last case, any format accepted by linkgit:git-format-patch[1] can
be passed to git send-email.
-The header of the email is configurable by command line options. If not
+The header of the email is configurable via command-line options. If not
specified on the command line, the user will be prompted with a ReadLine
enabled interface to provide the necessary information.
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ The --cc option must be repeated for each user you want on the cc list.
When '--compose' is used, git send-email will use the From, Subject, and
In-Reply-To headers specified in the message. If the body of the message
(what you type after the headers and a blank line) only contains blank
-(or Git: prefixed) lines the summary won't be sent, but From, Subject,
+(or Git: prefixed) lines, the summary won't be sent, but From, Subject,
and In-Reply-To headers will be used unless they are removed.
+
Missing From or In-Reply-To headers will be prompted for.
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ See the CONFIGURATION section for 'sendemail.multiedit'.
--from=<address>::
Specify the sender of the emails. If not specified on the command line,
the value of the 'sendemail.from' configuration option is used. If
- neither the command line option nor 'sendemail.from' are set, then the
+ neither the command-line option nor 'sendemail.from' are set, then the
user will be prompted for the value. The default for the prompt will be
the value of GIT_AUTHOR_IDENT, or GIT_COMMITTER_IDENT if that is not
set, as returned by "git var -l".
diff --git a/Documentation/git-svn.txt b/Documentation/git-svn.txt
index fce5853..44c970c 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-svn.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-svn.txt
@@ -148,8 +148,8 @@ the same local time zone.
[verse]
config key: svn-remote.<name>.ignore-paths
+
-If the ignore-paths config key is set and the command line option is
-also given, both regular expressions will be used.
+If the ignore-paths configuration key is set, and the command-line
+option is also given, both regular expressions will be used.
+
Examples:
+
diff --git a/Documentation/git-web--browse.txt b/Documentation/git-web--browse.txt
index 2de575f..16ede5b 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-web--browse.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-web--browse.txt
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ CONF.VAR (from -c option) and web.browser
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The web browser can be specified using a configuration variable passed
-with the -c (or --config) command line option, or the 'web.browser'
+with the -c (or --config) command-line option, or the 'web.browser'
configuration variable if the former is not used.
browser.<tool>.path
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ the URLs passed as arguments.
Note about konqueror
--------------------
-When 'konqueror' is specified by a command line option or a
+When 'konqueror' is specified by a command-line option or a
configuration variable, we launch 'kfmclient' to try to open the HTML
man page on an already opened konqueror in a new tab if possible.
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index a041cd0..55764db 100644
--- a/Documentation/git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git.txt
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ in-depth introduction.
After you mastered the basic concepts, you can come back to this
page to learn what commands Git offers. You can learn more about
individual Git commands with "git help command". linkgit:gitcli[7]
-manual page gives you an overview of the command line command syntax.
+manual page gives you an overview of the command-line command syntax.
Formatted and hyperlinked version of the latest Git documentation
can be viewed at `http://git-htmldocs.googlecode.com/git/git.html`.
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ ifdef::stalenotes[]
============
You are reading the documentation for the latest (possibly
-unreleased) version of Git, that is available from 'master'
+unreleased) version of Git, that is available from the 'master'
branch of the `git.git` repository.
Documentation for older releases are available here:
@@ -749,7 +749,7 @@ Git so take care if using Cogito etc.
'GIT_WORK_TREE'::
Set the path to the root of the working tree.
- This can also be controlled by the '--work-tree' command line
+ This can also be controlled by the '--work-tree' command-line
option and the core.worktree configuration variable.
'GIT_NAMESPACE'::
@@ -874,7 +874,7 @@ for further details.
'GIT_ASKPASS'::
If this environment variable is set, then Git commands which need to
acquire passwords or passphrases (e.g. for HTTP or IMAP authentication)
- will call this program with a suitable prompt as command line argument
+ will call this program with a suitable prompt as command-line argument
and read the password from its STDOUT. See also the 'core.askpass'
option in linkgit:git-config[1].
diff --git a/Documentation/gitcli.txt b/Documentation/gitcli.txt
index 1c3e109..dfe7d83 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitcli.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitcli.txt
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ gitcli(7)
NAME
----
-gitcli - Git command line interface and conventions
+gitcli - Git command-line interface and conventions
SYNOPSIS
--------
@@ -66,13 +66,13 @@ you will.
Here are the rules regarding the "flags" that you should follow when you are
scripting Git:
- * it's preferred to use the non dashed form of Git commands, which means that
+ * it's preferred to use the non-dashed form of Git commands, which means that
you should prefer `git foo` to `git-foo`.
* splitting short options to separate words (prefer `git foo -a -b`
to `git foo -ab`, the latter may not even work).
- * when a command line option takes an argument, use the 'stuck' form. In
+ * when a command-line option takes an argument, use the 'stuck' form. In
other words, write `git foo -oArg` instead of `git foo -o Arg` for short
options, and `git foo --long-opt=Arg` instead of `git foo --long-opt Arg`
for long options. An option that takes optional option-argument must be
@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ Here is a list of the facilities provided by this option parser.
Magic Options
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Commands which have the enhanced option parser activated all understand a
-couple of magic command line options:
+couple of magic command-line options:
-h::
gives a pretty printed usage of the command.
diff --git a/Documentation/gitk.txt b/Documentation/gitk.txt
index 7e03fcc..7ae50aa 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitk.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitk.txt
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ gitk-specific options.
gitk generally only understands options with arguments in the
'sticked' form (see linkgit:gitcli[7]) due to limitations in the
-command line parser.
+command-line parser.
rev-list options and arguments
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
diff --git a/Documentation/gitweb.conf.txt b/Documentation/gitweb.conf.txt
index 952f503..ebe7a6c 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitweb.conf.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitweb.conf.txt
@@ -904,7 +904,7 @@ the following in your GITWEB_CONFIG file:
$feature{'snapshot'}{'override'} = 1;
If you allow overriding for the snapshot feature, you can specify which
-snapshot formats are globally disabled. You can also add any command line
+snapshot formats are globally disabled. You can also add any command-line
options you want (such as setting the compression level). For instance, you
can disable Zip compressed snapshots and set *gzip*(1) to run at level 6 by
adding the following lines to your gitweb configuration file:
diff --git a/Documentation/howto/setup-git-server-over-http.txt b/Documentation/howto/setup-git-server-over-http.txt
index 6de4f3c..f44e5e9 100644
--- a/Documentation/howto/setup-git-server-over-http.txt
+++ b/Documentation/howto/setup-git-server-over-http.txt
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ On Debian:
Most tests should pass.
-A command line tool to test WebDAV is cadaver. If you prefer GUIs, for
+A command-line tool to test WebDAV is cadaver. If you prefer GUIs, for
example, konqueror can open WebDAV URLs as "webdav://..." or
"webdavs://...".
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/http-protocol.txt b/Documentation/technical/http-protocol.txt
index 20525d9..59be59b 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/http-protocol.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/http-protocol.txt
@@ -374,7 +374,7 @@ C: Send one `$GIT_URL/git-upload-pack` request:
C: 0000
The stream is organized into "commands", with each command
-appearing by itself in a pkt-line. Within a command line
+appearing by itself in a pkt-line. Within a command line,
the text leading up to the first space is the command name,
and the remainder of the line to the first LF is the value.
Command lines are terminated with an LF as the last byte of
diff --git a/Documentation/user-manual.txt b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
index 022e74e..d33f884 100644
--- a/Documentation/user-manual.txt
+++ b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
@@ -4231,9 +4231,9 @@ Most of what `git rev-list` did is contained in `revision.c` and
controls how and what revisions are walked, and more.
The original job of `git rev-parse` is now taken by the function
-`setup_revisions()`, which parses the revisions and the common command line
+`setup_revisions()`, which parses the revisions and the common command-line
options for the revision walker. This information is stored in the struct
-`rev_info` for later consumption. You can do your own command line option
+`rev_info` for later consumption. You can do your own command-line option
parsing after calling `setup_revisions()`. After that, you have to call
`prepare_revision_walk()` for initialization, and then you can get the
commits one by one with the function `get_revision()`.