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authorJunio C Hamano <>2018-09-17 20:53:50 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2018-09-17 20:53:50 (GMT)
commit7dc341cedb66746710ce51ac5f8416089445c448 (patch)
tree13440752a45c79a667ae8e9e2f7d98bb69f7141f /Documentation/git-branch.txt
parent4dd0c4a44cf9500f3197062da1a82a83a867fb94 (diff)
parent94a13806fbce47de1468a49599ecb901d967aacc (diff)
Merge branch 'jk/branch-l-1-repurpose'
Updated plan to repurpose the "-l" option to "git branch". * jk/branch-l-1-repurpose: doc/git-branch: remove obsolete "-l" references branch: make "-l" a synonym for "--list"
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
index 9767b2b..bf5316f 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-branch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[(--merged | --no-merged) [<commit>]]
[--contains [<commit]] [--no-contains [<commit>]]
[--points-at <object>] [--format=<format>] [<pattern>...]
-'git branch' [--track | --no-track] [-l] [-f] <branchname> [<start-point>]
+'git branch' [--track | --no-track] [-f] <branchname> [<start-point>]
'git branch' (--set-upstream-to=<upstream> | -u <upstream>) [<branchname>]
'git branch' --unset-upstream [<branchname>]
'git branch' (-m | -M) [<oldbranch>] <newbranch>
@@ -100,8 +100,6 @@ OPTIONS
The negated form `--no-create-reflog` only overrides an earlier
`--create-reflog`, but currently does not negate the setting of
-The `-l` option is a deprecated synonym for `--create-reflog`.
@@ -156,14 +154,11 @@ This option is only applicable in non-verbose mode.
List both remote-tracking branches and local branches.
List branches. With optional `<pattern>...`, e.g. `git
branch --list 'maint-*'`, list only the branches that match
the pattern(s).
-This should not be confused with `git branch -l <branchname>`,
-which creates a branch named `<branchname>` with a reflog.
-See `--create-reflog` above for details.