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authorNanako Shiraishi <nanako3@lavabit.com>2009-07-24 21:59:28 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2009-07-25 09:17:54 (GMT)
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git init: optionally allow a directory argument
When starting a new repository, I see my students often say % git init newrepo and curse git. They could say % mkdir newrepo; cd newrepo; git init but allowing it as an obvious short-cut may be nicer. Signed-off-by: Nanako Shiraishi <nanako3@lavabit.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ git-init - Create an empty git repository or reinitialize an existing one
SYNOPSIS
--------
-'git init' [-q | --quiet] [--bare] [--template=<template_directory>] [--shared[=<permissions>]]
+'git init' [-q | --quiet] [--bare] [--template=<template_directory>] [--shared[=<permissions>]] [directory]
OPTIONS
@@ -74,6 +74,9 @@ By default, the configuration flag receive.denyNonFastForwards is enabled
in shared repositories, so that you cannot force a non fast-forwarding push
into it.
+If you name a (possibly non-existent) directory at the end of the command
+line, the command is run inside the directory (possibly after creating it).
+
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