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authorJeff King <>2021-02-03 21:07:32 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2021-02-03 22:14:31 (GMT)
commit27dc071b9a11e953ea7d73bfdf6103940d039215 (patch)
parentbca362c1f94164f23e1c9b5cf833804d46315cbe (diff)
doc/git-branch: fix awkward wording for "-c"
The description for "-c" is hard to parse. I think the big issue is lack of commas, but I've also reordered the words to keep the main focus point of "instead of renaming, copy" together. Signed-off-by: Jeff King <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
index adaa178..eb815c2 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-branch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
@@ -78,8 +78,8 @@ renaming. If <newbranch> exists, -M must be used to force the rename
to happen.
The `-c` and `-C` options have the exact same semantics as `-m` and
-`-M`, except instead of the branch being renamed it along with its
-config and reflog will be copied to a new name.
+`-M`, except instead of the branch being renamed, it will be copied to a
+new name, along with its config and reflog.
With a `-d` or `-D` option, `<branchname>` will be deleted. You may
specify more than one branch for deletion. If the branch currently