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authorKrzysztof Mazur <>2012-10-28 14:13:27 (GMT)
committerJeff King <>2012-10-29 05:37:07 (GMT)
commitd505865be5c7d72abb74318940e8c4c52aa0db5f (patch)
tree55445f3a2acf2f53eb68ac1703a9c7911a07c312 /Documentation/git-reset.txt
parent7e2010537e96d0a1144520222f20ba1dc3d61441 (diff)
doc: git-reset: make "<mode>" optional
The git-reset's "<mode>" is an optional argument, however it was documented as required. The "<mode>" is documented as one of: --soft, --mixed, --hard, --merge or --keep, so "<mode>" should be used instead of "--<mode>". Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Mazur <> Signed-off-by: Jeff King <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-reset.txt b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
index 117e374..978d8da 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-reset.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
'git reset' [-q] [<commit>] [--] <paths>...
'git reset' (--patch | -p) [<commit>] [--] [<paths>...]
-'git reset' (--soft | --mixed | --hard | --merge | --keep) [-q] [<commit>]
+'git reset' [--soft | --mixed | --hard | --merge | --keep] [-q] [<commit>]
@@ -43,11 +43,11 @@ This means that `git reset -p` is the opposite of `git add -p`, i.e.
you can use it to selectively reset hunks. See the ``Interactive Mode''
section of linkgit:git-add[1] to learn how to operate the `--patch` mode.
-'git reset' --<mode> [<commit>]::
+'git reset' [<mode>] [<commit>]::
This form resets the current branch head to <commit> and
possibly updates the index (resetting it to the tree of <commit>) and
- the working tree depending on <mode>, which
- must be one of the following:
+ the working tree depending on <mode>. If <mode> is omitted,
+ defaults to "--mixed". The <mode> must be one of the following: