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authorPierre Habouzit <madcoder@debian.org>2008-03-02 08:21:38 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2008-03-02 22:07:47 (GMT)
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parse-opt: bring PARSE_OPT_HIDDEN and NONEG to git-rev-parse --parseopt
Signed-off-by: Pierre Habouzit <madcoder@debian.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -325,7 +325,7 @@ The lines after the separator describe the options.
Each line of options has this format:
------------
-<opt_spec><arg_spec>? SP+ help LF
+<opt_spec><flags>* SP+ help LF
------------
`<opt_spec>`::
@@ -334,10 +334,17 @@ Each line of options has this format:
is necessary. `h,help`, `dry-run` and `f` are all three correct
`<opt_spec>`.
-`<arg_spec>`::
- an `<arg_spec>` tells the option parser if the option has an argument
- (`=`), an optional one (`?` though its use is discouraged) or none
- (no `<arg_spec>` in that case).
+`<flags>`::
+ `<flags>` are of `*`, `=`, `?` or `!`.
+ * Use `=` if the option takes an argument.
+
+ * Use `?` to mean that the option is optional (though its use is discouraged).
+
+ * Use `*` to mean that this option should not be listed in the usage
+ generated for the `-h` argument. It's shown for `--help-all` as
+ documented in linkgit:gitcli[5].
+
+ * Use `!` to not make the corresponding negated long option available.
The remainder of the line, after stripping the spaces, is used
as the help associated to the option.