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authorMichael J Gruber <>2011-09-08 21:09:50 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2011-09-08 21:11:35 (GMT)
commit7b787599e4f45784c36e82030d0f6bae72817bfc (patch)
tree275356755ae46606cc27b306d7203dbd2dfbb56c /Documentation
parentd8d33736b53fb0bef68ca30a64bf7f9ecd872115 (diff)
branch: -v does not automatically imply --list
"branch -v" without other options or parameters still works in the list mode, but that is not because there is "-v" but because there is no parameter nor option. Signed-off-by: Michael J Gruber <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
index 2b8bc84..f46013c 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-branch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ DESCRIPTION
With no arguments, existing branches are listed and the current branch will
be highlighted with an asterisk. Option `-r` causes the remote-tracking
branches to be listed, and option `-a` shows both. This list mode is also
-activated by the `--list` and `-v` options (see below).
+activated by the `--list` option (see below).
<pattern> restricts the output to matching branches, the pattern is a shell
wildcard (i.e., matched using fnmatch(3))
Multiple patterns may be given; if any of them matches, the tag is shown.
@@ -120,10 +120,10 @@ OPTIONS
- Show sha1 and commit subject line for each head, along with
+ When in list mode,
+ show sha1 and commit subject line for each head, along with
relationship to upstream branch (if any). If given twice, print
the name of the upstream branch, as well.
- `--list` is implied by all verbosity options.
Alter the sha1's minimum display length in the output listing.