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authorAndrew Ruder <>2007-04-16 07:21:31 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-04-16 08:14:46 (GMT)
commit5c19f244c3ca1ef5bf419bcc822c3b8184d24f8f (patch)
treee709515586d4b19bea2892cd64b4e3da2121cff1 /Documentation/git-am.txt
parent25d9f3fa2d493bc769e39d18bf843cf11c235062 (diff)
Update git-am documentation
Documentation/git-am.txt missing several short versions of options. Added documentation for --resolvemsg=<msg> command-line option. Signed-off-by: Andrew Ruder <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 files changed, 16 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-am.txt b/Documentation/git-am.txt
index 148ce40..f0405a3 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-am.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-am.txt
@@ -26,18 +26,18 @@ OPTIONS
The list of mailbox files to read patches from. If you do not
supply this argument, reads from the standard input.
+-s, --signoff::
Add `Signed-off-by:` line to the commit message, using
the committer identity of yourself.
+-d=<dir>, --dotest=<dir>::
Instead of `.dotest` directory, use <dir> as a working
area to store extracted patches.
+-k, --keep::
Pass `-k` flag to `git-mailinfo` (see gitlink:git-mailinfo[1]).
+-u, --utf8::
Pass `-u` flag to `git-mailinfo` (see gitlink:git-mailinfo[1]).
The proposed commit log message taken from the e-mail
are re-coded into UTF-8 encoding (configuration variable
@@ -48,14 +48,14 @@ This was optional in prior versions of git, but now it is the
default. You could use `--no-utf8` to override this.
- Do not pass `-u` flag to `git-mailinfo` (see
+ Pass `-n` flag to `git-mailinfo` (see
+-b, --binary::
Pass `--allow-binary-replacement` flag to `git-apply`
(see gitlink:git-apply[1]).
+-3, --3way::
When the patch does not apply cleanly, fall back on
3-way merge, if the patch records the identity of blobs
it is supposed to apply to, and we have those blobs
@@ -73,10 +73,10 @@ default. You could use `--no-utf8` to override this.
These flags are passed to the `git-apply` program that applies
the patch.
+-i, --interactive::
Run interactively, just like git-applymbox.
+-r, --resolved::
After a patch failure (e.g. attempting to apply
conflicting patch), the user has applied it by hand and
the index file stores the result of the application.
@@ -84,6 +84,13 @@ default. You could use `--no-utf8` to override this.
extracted from the e-mail message and the current index
file, and continue.
+ When a patch failure occurs, <msg> will be printed
+ to the screen before exiting. This overrides the
+ standard message informing you to use `--resolved`
+ or `--skip` to handle the failure. This is solely
+ for internal use between `git-rebase` and `git-am`.