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authorRalf Wildenhues <>2007-12-18 06:07:36 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-12-18 20:00:18 (GMT)
commit02ff62504e12cb1925a59b6956508dc70984c5b4 (patch)
treebdca90b2a4c808f19095e9a0a39b94966b9a7aa9 /Documentation/git-help.txt
parent4808ab8f87551967d61fc4f4164e2f99e2fa4d71 (diff)
Fix some documentation typos.
Signed-off-by: Ralf Wildenhues <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-help.txt b/Documentation/git-help.txt
index da3f718..a8ffcbe 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-help.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-help.txt
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ printed on the standard output.
If a git command is named, a manual page for that command is brought
up. The 'man' program is used by default for this purpose, but this
-can be overriden by other options or configuration variables.
+can be overridden by other options or configuration variables.
Note that 'git --help ...' is identical as 'git help ...' because the
former is internally converted into the latter.
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ OPTIONS
Prints all the available commands on the standard output. This
- option superseeds any other option.
+ option supersedes any other option.
Use the 'info' program to display the manual page, instead of
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ The web browser can be specified using the configuration variable
these config variables is set, the 'git-help--browse' helper script
(called by 'git-help') will pick a suitable default.
-You can explicitly provide a full path to your prefered browser by
+You can explicitly provide a full path to your preferred browser by
setting the configuration variable 'browser.<tool>.path'. For example,
you can configure the absolute path to firefox by setting
'browser.firefox.path'. Otherwise, 'git-help--browse' assumes the tool
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ line option:
* "web" or "html" correspond to '-w|--web',
The 'help.browser', 'web.browser' and 'browser.<tool>.path' will also
-be checked if the 'web' format is choosen (either by command line
+be checked if the 'web' format is chosen (either by command line
option or configuration variable). See '-w|--web' in the OPTIONS
section above.