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authorVincent van Ravesteijn <>2011-11-23 06:44:16 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2011-11-23 21:24:54 (GMT)
commitd69bafcb36e9a5920d7a848053f070562231a96d (patch)
treeb6a0778625ce692be9e9c1265c81727b54049253 /Documentation/git-reset.txt
parent5cd75c7d8da8971d0d78f82d78c017e686fb5bb0 (diff)
builtin-reset: Documentation update
The second mode of 'git reset' is defined by the --patch option, while the third mode is defined by the <mode> option. Hence, these options are mandatory in the description of the individual modes. Signed-off-by: Vincent van Ravesteijn <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-reset.txt b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
index b2832fc..b674866 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-reset.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
@@ -9,8 +9,8 @@ SYNOPSIS
'git reset' [-q] [<commit>] [--] <paths>...
-'git reset' [--patch|-p] [<commit>] [--] [<paths>...]
-'git reset' [--soft | --mixed | --hard | --merge | --keep] [-q] [<commit>]
+'git reset' (--patch | -p) [<commit>] [--] [<paths>...]
+'git reset' (--soft | --mixed | --hard | --merge | --keep) [-q] [<commit>]
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ Alternatively, using linkgit:git-checkout[1] and specifying a commit, you
can copy the contents of a path out of a commit to the index and to the
working tree in one go.
-'git reset' --patch|-p [<commit>] [--] [<paths>...]::
+'git reset' (--patch | -p) [<commit>] [--] [<paths>...]::
Interactively select hunks in the difference between the index
and <commit> (defaults to HEAD). The chosen hunks are applied
in reverse to the index.
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ 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