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authorJunio C Hamano <>2010-08-20 19:53:08 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-08-20 19:53:08 (GMT)
commit7d61b31b67a470c7008a989901d3efa1e6533dbe (patch)
parent09c6a8e66cfe51400e6e7d5086266195c7ef62bf (diff)
parent6b677a28ffded042da18e3aefbb01d28e4a1b11b (diff)
Merge branch 'vs/doc-spell' into maint
* vs/doc-spell: Documentation: spelling fixes
9 files changed, 18 insertions, 16 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index f81fb91..7fffee7 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -128,7 +128,7 @@ advice.*::
when writing commit messages. Default: true.
Advice shown when linkgit:git-merge[1] refuses to
- merge to avoid overwritting local changes.
+ merge to avoid overwriting local changes.
Default: true.
Advices shown by various commands when conflicts
@@ -418,7 +418,7 @@ Common unit suffixes of 'k', 'm', or 'g' are supported.
Maximum number of bytes to reserve for caching base objects
- that multiple deltafied objects reference. By storing the
+ that may be referenced by multiple deltified objects. By storing the
entire decompressed base objects in a cache Git is able
to avoid unpacking and decompressing frequently used base
objects multiple times.
@@ -563,7 +563,7 @@ not necessarily be the current directory.
If true, git-am will call git-mailsplit for patches in mbox format
with parameter '--keep-cr'. In this case git-mailsplit will
- not remove `\r` from lines ending with `\r\n`. Can be overrriden
+ not remove `\r` from lines ending with `\r\n`. Can be overridden
by giving '--no-keep-cr' from the command line.
See linkgit:git-am[1], linkgit:git-mailsplit[1].
@@ -1002,7 +1002,7 @@ gitcvs.usecrlfattr::
If true, the server will look up the end-of-line conversion
attributes for files to determine the '-k' modes to use. If
the attributes force git to treat a file as text,
- the '-k' mode will be left blank so cvs clients will
+ the '-k' mode will be left blank so CVS clients will
treat it as text. If they suppress text conversion, the file
will be set with '-kb' mode, which suppresses any newline munging
the client might otherwise do. If the attributes do not allow
@@ -1275,7 +1275,9 @@ instaweb.local::
be bound to the local IP (
- The module path for an apache httpd used by linkgit:git-instaweb[1].
+ The default module path for linkgit:git-instaweb[1] to use
+ instead of /usr/lib/apache2/modules. Only used if httpd
+ is Apache.
The port number to bind the gitweb httpd to. See
diff --git a/Documentation/git-bisect-lk2009.txt b/Documentation/git-bisect-lk2009.txt
index 86b3015..efbe379 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-bisect-lk2009.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-bisect-lk2009.txt
@@ -971,7 +971,7 @@ logical change in each commit.
The smaller the changes in your commit, the most effective "git
bisect" will be. And you will probably need "git bisect" less in the
first place, as small changes are easier to review even if they are
-only reviewed by the commiter.
+only reviewed by the committer.
Another good idea is to have good commit messages. They can be very
helpful to understand why some changes were made.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-commit.txt b/Documentation/git-commit.txt
index c28603e..42fb1f5 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-commit.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-commit.txt
@@ -130,11 +130,11 @@ OPTIONS
Usually recording a commit that has the exact same tree as its
sole parent commit is a mistake, and the command prevents you
from making such a commit. This option bypasses the safety, and
- is primarily for use by foreign scm interface scripts.
+ is primarily for use by foreign SCM interface scripts.
Like --allow-empty this command is primarily for use by foreign
- scm interface scripts. It allows you to create a commit with an
+ SCM interface scripts. It allows you to create a commit with an
empty commit message without using plumbing commands like
diff --git a/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt b/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
index 8bcd875..608cd63 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
@@ -188,7 +188,7 @@ ISSUES
Problems related to timestamps:
- * If timestamps of commits in the cvs repository are not stable enough
+ * If timestamps of commits in the CVS repository are not stable enough
to be used for ordering commits changes may show up in the wrong
* If any files were ever "cvs import"ed more than once (e.g., import of
@@ -201,7 +201,7 @@ Problems related to branches:
* Branches on which no commits have been made are not imported.
* All files from the branching point are added to a branch even if
- never added in cvs.
+ never added in CVS.
* This applies to files added to the source branch *after* a daughter
branch was created: if previously no commit was made on the daughter
branch they will erroneously be added to the daughter branch in git.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt b/Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt
index 7004dd2..f4472c6 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt
@@ -366,8 +366,8 @@ CRLF Line Ending Conversions
By default the server leaves the '-k' mode blank for all files,
-which causes the cvs client to treat them as a text files, subject
-to crlf conversion on some platforms.
+which causes the CVS client to treat them as a text files, subject
+to end-of-line conversion on some platforms.
You can make the server use the end-of-line conversion attributes to
set the '-k' modes for files by setting the `gitcvs.usecrlfattr`
diff --git a/Documentation/git-hash-object.txt b/Documentation/git-hash-object.txt
index 6904739..51edeec 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-hash-object.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-hash-object.txt
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ OPTIONS
Hash the contents as is, ignoring any input filter that would
- have been chosen by the attributes mechanism, including crlf
+ have been chosen by the attributes mechanism, including the end-of-line
conversion. If the file is read from standard input then this
is always implied, unless the --path option is given.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-reset.txt b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
index b04d129..9cf3148 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-reset.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
@@ -256,7 +256,7 @@ Keep changes in working tree while discarding some previous commits::
Suppose you are working on something and you commit it, and then you
continue working a bit more, but now you think that what you have in
your working tree should be in another branch that has nothing to do
-with what you commited previously. You can start a new branch and
+with what you committed previously. You can start a new branch and
reset it while keeping the changes in your work tree.
diff --git a/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt b/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt
index 3cd32d6..eb3d040 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ You may find these things in your git repository (`.git`
directory for a repository associated with your working tree, or
`<project>.git` directory for a public 'bare' repository. It is
also possible to have a working tree where `.git` is a plain
-ascii file containing `gitdir: <path>`, i.e. the path to the
+ASCII file containing `gitdir: <path>`, i.e. the path to the
real git repository).
diff --git a/Documentation/urls.txt b/Documentation/urls.txt
index 1dcd1e7..2890194 100644
--- a/Documentation/urls.txt
+++ b/Documentation/urls.txt
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ The ssh and git protocols additionally support ~username expansion:
- git://host.xz{startsb}:port{endsb}/~{startsb}user{endsb}/path/to/repo.git/
- {startsb}user@{endsb}host.xz:/~{startsb}user{endsb}/path/to/repo.git/
-For local respositories, also supported by git natively, the following
+For local repositories, also supported by git natively, the following
syntaxes may be used:
- /path/to/repo.git/