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authorSebastian Schuberth <>2015-03-26 20:11:21 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-03-26 20:19:26 (GMT)
commit129260cbd42f2a9fb40055ac6ed32c7b75a5ec05 (patch)
parent282616c72d1d08a77ca4fe1186cb708c38408d87 (diff)
docs: clarify "preserve" option wording for git-pull
The "also" sounds as if "preserve" does a rebase as an additional step that "true" would not do, but that is not the case. Clarify this by omitting "also", and rewording the sentence a bit. Signed-off-by: Sebastian Schuberth <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-pull.txt b/Documentation/git-pull.txt
index 200eb22..4064452 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-pull.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-pull.txt
@@ -111,9 +111,8 @@ include::merge-options.txt[]
was rebased since last fetched, the rebase uses that information
to avoid rebasing non-local changes.
-When preserve, also rebase the current branch on top of the upstream
-branch, but pass `--preserve-merges` along to `git rebase` so that
-locally created merge commits will not be flattened.
+When set to preserve, rebase with the `--preserve-merges` option passed
+to `git rebase` so that locally created merge commits will not be flattened.
When false, merge the current branch into the upstream branch.