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authorMark Rushakoff <>2019-08-10 05:59:14 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2019-08-12 00:40:07 (GMT)
commit24966cd9820a6b0d4e348807b07cb9af8ba84fc7 (patch)
treed12bdffb8aa0f4cf53a7ec6d24a074360366bfa1 /Documentation
parent2e27de94d485a6da0c8e264c165e55100f1a13a8 (diff)
doc: fix repeated words
Inspired by 21416f0a07 ("restore: fix typo in docs", 2019-08-03), I ran "git grep -E '(\b[a-zA-Z]+) \1\b' -- Documentation/" to find other cases where words were duplicated, e.g. "the the", and in most cases removed one of the repeated words. There were many false positives by this grep command, including deliberate repeated words like "really really" or valid uses of "that that" which I left alone, of course. I also did not correct any of the legitimate, accidentally repeated words in old RelNotes. Signed-off-by: Mark Rushakoff <> Acked-by: Jeff King <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
9 files changed, 9 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config/color.txt b/Documentation/config/color.txt
index 8375596..d5daacb 100644
--- a/Documentation/config/color.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config/color.txt
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ color.blame.highlightRecent::
This setting should be set to a comma-separated list of color and date settings,
starting and ending with a color, the dates should be set from oldest to newest.
-The metadata will be colored given the colors if the the line was introduced
+The metadata will be colored given the colors if the line was introduced
before the given timestamp, overwriting older timestamped colors.
Instead of an absolute timestamp relative timestamps work as well, e.g.
diff --git a/Documentation/config/stash.txt b/Documentation/config/stash.txt
index 7710758..abc7ef4 100644
--- a/Documentation/config/stash.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config/stash.txt
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ stash.useBuiltin::
the built-in rewrite of it in C.
The C rewrite is first included with Git version 2.22 (and Git for Windows
-version 2.19). This option serves an an escape hatch to re-enable the
+version 2.19). This option serves as an escape hatch to re-enable the
legacy version in case any bugs are found in the rewrite. This option and
the shell script version of linkgit:git-stash[1] will be removed in some
future release.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-fast-export.txt b/Documentation/git-fast-export.txt
index 11427ac..cc940eb 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-fast-export.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-fast-export.txt
@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ marks the same across runs.
and will make master{tilde}4 no longer have master{tilde}5 as
a parent (though both the old master{tilde}4 and new
master{tilde}4 will have all the same files). Use
- --reference-excluded-parents to instead have the the stream
+ --reference-excluded-parents to instead have the stream
refer to commits in the excluded range of history by their
sha1sum. Note that the resulting stream can only be used by a
repository which already contains the necessary parent
diff --git a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
index 7baf9e4..fad327a 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
@@ -425,7 +425,7 @@ the same commit, as `filedeleteall` wipes the branch clean (see below).
The `LF` after the command is optional (it used to be required). Note
that for reasons of backward compatibility, if the commit ends with a
-`data` command (i.e. it has has no `from`, `merge`, `filemodify`,
+`data` command (i.e. it has no `from`, `merge`, `filemodify`,
`filedelete`, `filecopy`, `filerename`, `filedeleteall` or
`notemodify` commands) then two `LF` commands may appear at the end of
the command instead of just one.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-pack-objects.txt b/Documentation/git-pack-objects.txt
index e45f3e6..fecdf26 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-pack-objects.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-pack-objects.txt
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ depth is 4095.
This flag causes an object already in the given pack to be
ignored, even if it would have otherwise been
- packed. `<pack-name>` is the the pack file name without
+ packed. `<pack-name>` is the pack file name without
leading directory (e.g. `pack-123.pack`). The option could be
specified multiple times to keep multiple packs.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-push.txt b/Documentation/git-push.txt
index 6a8a0d9..3b80534 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-push.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-push.txt
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ without any `<refspec>` on the command line. Otherwise, missing
If <dst> doesn't start with `refs/` (e.g. `refs/heads/master`) we will
try to infer where in `refs/*` on the destination <repository> it
-belongs based on the the type of <src> being pushed and whether <dst>
+belongs based on the type of <src> being pushed and whether <dst>
is ambiguous.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-repack.txt b/Documentation/git-repack.txt
index aa0cc8b..92f146d 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-repack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-repack.txt
@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@ depth is 4095.
Exclude the given pack from repacking. This is the equivalent
- of having `.keep` file on the pack. `<pack-name>` is the the
+ of having `.keep` file on the pack. `<pack-name>` is the
pack file name without leading directory (e.g. `pack-123.pack`).
The option could be specified multiple times to keep multiple
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/hash-function-transition.txt b/Documentation/technical/hash-function-transition.txt
index bc2ace2..2ae8fa4 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/hash-function-transition.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/hash-function-transition.txt
@@ -456,7 +456,7 @@ packfile marked as UNREACHABLE_GARBAGE (using the PSRC field; see
below). To avoid the race when writing new objects referring to an
about-to-be-deleted object, code paths that write new objects will
need to copy any objects from UNREACHABLE_GARBAGE packs that they
-refer to to new, non-UNREACHABLE_GARBAGE packs (or loose objects).
+refer to new, non-UNREACHABLE_GARBAGE packs (or loose objects).
UNREACHABLE_GARBAGE are then safe to delete if their creation time (as
indicated by the file's mtime) is long enough ago.
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt b/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt
index 03264c7..40f91f6 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@ Capabilities
There are two different types of capabilities: normal capabilities,
-which can be used to to convey information or alter the behavior of a
+which can be used to convey information or alter the behavior of a
request, and commands, which are the core actions that a client wants to
perform (fetch, push, etc).