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authorMichael J Gruber <>2010-09-15 20:47:39 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-09-18 22:14:10 (GMT)
commitae8285ed63b9cca3324fda6481b2a97a92e3e50d (patch)
treea730b687d0db9082f0e006f8c2214094ff43bc6f /Documentation/git-reset.txt
parente22148f406a7a31a25ebda01d21d9a4646ce82ea (diff)
git-reset.txt: clarify branch vs. branch head
"Change the branch" can be misunderstood to mean "change which branch is checked out". Make it clearer that git-reset changes the branch head of the currently checked out branch. Signed-off-by: Michael J Gruber <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-reset.txt b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
index 9cf3148..91bd2e9 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-reset.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
In the first and second form, copy entries from <commit> to the index.
-In the third form, set the current branch to <commit>, optionally
+In the third form, set the current branch head to <commit>, optionally
modifying index and worktree to match. The <commit> defaults to HEAD
in all forms.
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ This means that `git reset -p` is the opposite of `git add -p` (see
'git reset' [--<mode>] [<commit>]::
- This form points the current branch to <commit> and then
+ This form resets the current branch head to <commit> and then
updates index and working tree according to <mode>, which must
be one of the following: