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authorNicolas Sebrecht <>2009-09-11 00:29:58 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2009-09-11 07:23:07 (GMT)
commit434a6db7dcf8688fe08098e218113c18b7c9aeaf (patch)
treec72b9bbe58e5347e882625f5f5a07e2e1ba38c5d /Documentation
parente019961d7f55ff76eff93d74e7705d6bd55218eb (diff)
add documentation for mailinfo.scissors and '--no-scissors'
Signed-off-by: Nicolas Sebrecht <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-am.txt b/Documentation/git-am.txt
index 87781f4..67ad5da 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-am.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-am.txt
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[--3way] [--interactive] [--committer-date-is-author-date]
[--ignore-date] [--ignore-space-change | --ignore-whitespace]
[--whitespace=<option>] [-C<n>] [-p<n>] [--directory=<dir>]
- [--reject] [-q | --quiet] [--scissors]
+ [--reject] [-q | --quiet] [--scissors | --no-scissors]
[<mbox> | <Maildir>...]
'git am' (--skip | --resolved | --abort)
@@ -44,6 +44,9 @@ OPTIONS
Remove everything in body before a scissors line (see
+ Ignore scissors lines (see linkgit:git-mailinfo[1]).
Be quiet. Only print error messages.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-mailinfo.txt b/Documentation/git-mailinfo.txt
index 823ab82..996c3fc 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-mailinfo.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-mailinfo.txt
@@ -62,6 +62,11 @@ This is useful if you want to begin your message in a discussion thread
with comments and suggestions on the message you are responding to, and to
conclude it with a patch submission, separating the discussion and the
beginning of the proposed commit log message with a scissors line.
+This can enabled by default with the configuration option mailinfo.scissors.
+ Ignore scissors lines. Useful for overriding mailinfo.scissors settings.
The commit log message extracted from e-mail, usually