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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2017-03-28 21:05:59 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'ab/branch-list-doc'
Doc update. * ab/branch-list-doc: branch doc: update description for `--list` branch doc: change `git branch <pattern>` to use `<branchname>`
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@@ -142,8 +142,13 @@ This option is only applicable in non-verbose mode.
List both remote-tracking branches and local branches.
--list::
- Activate the list mode. `git branch <pattern>` would try to create a branch,
- use `git branch --list <pattern>` to list matching 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.
-v::
-vv::