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authorJonathan Nieder <>2008-06-30 18:56:34 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-07-02 00:20:16 (GMT)
commit483bc4f045881b998512ae814d6cf44d0c0cb493 (patch)
tree1812b25a8f08841bd4cfb6566636ce6fb5b8eac3 /Documentation/git-bisect.txt
parentb1889c36d85514e5e70462294c561a02c2edfe2b (diff)
Documentation formatting and cleanup
Following what appears to be the predominant style, format names of commands and commandlines both as `teletype text`. While we're at it, add articles ("a" and "the") in some places, italicize the name of the command in the manual page synopsis line, and add a comma or two where it seems appropriate. Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-bisect.txt b/Documentation/git-bisect.txt
index fdb040b..8bbcb94 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-bisect.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-bisect.txt
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ on the subcommand:
git bisect log
git bisect run <cmd>...
-This command uses 'git rev-list --bisect' option to help drive the
+This command uses `git rev-list --bisect` to help drive the
binary search process to find which change introduced a bug, given an
old "good" commit object name and a later "bad" commit object name.
@@ -215,13 +215,13 @@ tweaks (e.g., s/#define DEBUG 0/#define DEBUG 1/ in a header file, or
work around other problem this bisection is not interested in")
applied to the revision being tested.
-To cope with such a situation, after the inner git-bisect finds the
+To cope with such a situation, after the inner `git-bisect` finds the
next revision to test, with the "run" script, you can apply that tweak
before compiling, run the real test, and after the test decides if the
revision (possibly with the needed tweaks) passed the test, rewind the
tree to the pristine state. Finally the "run" script can exit with
-the status of the real test to let "git bisect run" command loop to
-know the outcome.
+the status of the real test to let the "git bisect run" command loop to
+determine the outcome.