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authorThomas Rast <>2010-01-09 23:33:00 (GMT)
committerThomas Rast <>2010-01-10 12:01:28 (GMT)
commit0b444cdb19bcfcc7f59b7b00783cbfbbc5ddcf63 (patch)
treefbc79ccb4f6e809a560bd807c4a17dd6e6681161 /Documentation/git-cherry.txt
parentca768288b650a4929bc1d58783a929a9a792e30e (diff)
Documentation: spell 'git cmd' without dash throughout
The documentation was quite inconsistent when spelling 'git cmd' if it only refers to the program, not to some specific invocation syntax: both 'git-cmd' and 'git cmd' spellings exist. The current trend goes towards dashless forms, and there is precedent in 647ac70 (git-svn.txt: stop using dash-form of commands., 2009-07-07) to actively eliminate the dashed variants. Replace 'git-cmd' with 'git cmd' throughout, except where git-shell, git-cvsserver, git-upload-pack, git-receive-pack, and git-upload-archive are concerned, because those really live in the $PATH.
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-cherry.txt b/Documentation/git-cherry.txt
index 7deefda..fed115a 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-cherry.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-cherry.txt
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ DESCRIPTION
The changeset (or "diff") of each commit between the fork-point and <head>
is compared against each commit between the fork-point and <upstream>.
The commits are compared with their 'patch id', obtained from
-the 'git-patch-id' program.
+the 'git patch-id' program.
Every commit that doesn't exist in the <upstream> branch
has its id (sha1) reported, prefixed by a symbol. The ones that have
@@ -37,8 +37,8 @@ to and including <limit> are not reported:
\__*__*__<limit>__-__+__> <head>
-Because 'git-cherry' compares the changeset rather than the commit id
-(sha1), you can use 'git-cherry' to find out if a commit you made locally
+Because 'git cherry' compares the changeset rather than the commit id
+(sha1), you can use 'git cherry' to find out if a commit you made locally
has been applied <upstream> under a different commit id. For example,
this will happen if you're feeding patches <upstream> via email rather
than pushing or pulling commits directly.