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authorJunio C Hamano <>2014-11-18 18:19:38 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2014-11-18 18:19:42 (GMT)
commit0cfd333d0bf89c0562f46a76b4ffea2a537cb01f (patch)
tree72e9fa23670e3c71ea04012ad631c601694304a7 /Documentation/git-commit.txt
parent4d86216f5b8e576ed8721ef89428868833e1b93e (diff)
parentd956a20a69bc5aca954994ba0a33338ec5b1cc99 (diff)
Merge branch 'jc/doc-commit-only'
* jc/doc-commit-only: Documentation/git-commit: clarify that --only/--include records the working tree contents
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@@ -250,9 +250,10 @@ FROM UPSTREAM REBASE" section in linkgit:git-rebase[1].)
- Make a commit only from the paths specified on the
+ Make a commit by taking the updated working tree contents
+ of the paths specified on the
command line, disregarding any contents that have been
- staged so far. This is the default mode of operation of
+ staged for other paths. This is the default mode of operation of
'git commit' if any paths are given on the command line,
in which case this option can be omitted.
If this option is specified together with '--amend', then