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authorJeff King <>2018-08-30 20:04:53 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2018-08-30 20:30:08 (GMT)
commit94a13806fbce47de1468a49599ecb901d967aacc (patch)
tree69cd28d0f16d81960d428c8556b23c79771e0dbd /Documentation/git-branch.txt
parenta15d598124813a71f0a221b4fcabeb75f40aebd7 (diff)
doc/git-branch: remove obsolete "-l" references
The previous commit switched "-l" to meaning "--list", but a few vestiges of its prior meaning as "--create-reflog" remained: - the synopsis mentioned "-l" when creating a new branch; we can drop this entirely, as it has been the default for years - the --list command mentions the unfortunate "-l" confusion, but we've now fixed that Signed-off-by: Jeff King <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
index fc88e98..73ca053 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>
@@ -159,10 +159,6 @@ This option is only applicable in non-verbose mode.
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.