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authorJunio C Hamano <>2015-03-06 23:02:26 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-03-06 23:02:26 (GMT)
commit34e4e05b5169ad0b94176aef188e7f704a75bd93 (patch)
tree83a1904f2ffa135d0e96266826e5304c0136f2e5 /Documentation
parent74c91d1f7a1e7848a3614c1c5031755bfa5e80e1 (diff)
parentbcd57cb9e1583fe5174112422caba0397f7ae5f6 (diff)
Merge branch 'mr/doc-clean-f-f'
Documentation update. * mr/doc-clean-f-f: Documentation/git-clean.txt: document that -f may need to be given twice
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-clean.txt b/Documentation/git-clean.txt
index 94b6d19..641681f 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-clean.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-clean.txt
@@ -34,8 +34,12 @@ OPTIONS
If the Git configuration variable clean.requireForce is not set
- to false, 'git clean' will refuse to run unless given -f, -n or
- -i.
+ to false, 'git clean' will refuse to delete files or directories
+ unless given -f, -n or -i. Git will refuse to delete directories
+ with .git sub directory or file unless a second -f
+ is given. This affects also git submodules where the storage area
+ of the removed submodule under .git/modules/ is not removed until
+ -f is given twice.