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authorStephan Beyer <s-beyer@gmx.net>2008-06-21 23:54:36 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2008-06-23 01:14:17 (GMT)
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api-builtin.txt: update and fix typo
Mention NEED_WORK_TREE flag and command-list.txt. Fix "bulit-in" typo and AsciiDoc-formatting of a paragraph. Signed-off-by: Stephan Beyer <s-beyer@gmx.net> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/technical/api-builtin.txt b/Documentation/technical/api-builtin.txt
index 52cdb4c..7ede1e6 100644
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+++ b/Documentation/technical/api-builtin.txt
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ builtin API
Adding a new built-in
---------------------
-There are 4 things to do to add a bulit-in command implementation to
+There are 4 things to do to add a built-in command implementation to
git:
. Define the implementation of the built-in command `foo` with
@@ -18,8 +18,8 @@ git:
defined in `git.c`. The entry should look like:
{ "foo", cmd_foo, <options> },
-
- where options is the bitwise-or of:
++
+where options is the bitwise-or of:
`RUN_SETUP`::
@@ -33,6 +33,12 @@ git:
If the standard output is connected to a tty, spawn a pager and
feed our output to it.
+`NEED_WORK_TREE`::
+
+ Make sure there is a work tree, i.e. the command cannot act
+ on bare repositories.
+ This makes only sense when `RUN_SETUP` is also set.
+
. Add `builtin-foo.o` to `BUILTIN_OBJS` in `Makefile`.
Additionally, if `foo` is a new command, there are 3 more things to do:
@@ -41,8 +47,7 @@ Additionally, if `foo` is a new command, there are 3 more things to do:
. Write documentation in `Documentation/git-foo.txt`.
-. Add an entry for `git-foo` to the list at the end of
- `Documentation/cmd-list.perl`.
+. Add an entry for `git-foo` to `command-list.txt`.
How a built-in is called