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authorJ. Bruce Fields <>2007-05-18 03:56:08 (GMT)
committerJ. Bruce Fields <>2007-05-19 04:57:19 (GMT)
commitcd50aba918c2d801602278db7b461a92a811b430 (patch)
tree74f5d6b7a04b696d85d37ef0543e10b023110793 /Documentation
parent97925fde00743e557fa5e792004483a27e31fbd8 (diff)
tutorials: add user-manual links
Mention the user manual, especially as an alternative introduction for user's mainly interested in read-only operations. And fix a typo while we're there. Signed-off-by: "J. Bruce Fields" <>
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2 files changed, 8 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/tutorial-2.txt b/Documentation/tutorial-2.txt
index af8d43b..5c39a16 100644
--- a/Documentation/tutorial-2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/tutorial-2.txt
@@ -391,6 +391,9 @@ with the commands mentioned in link:everyday.html[Everyday git]. You
should be able to find any unknown jargon in the
+The link:user-manual.html[Git User's Manual] provides a more
+comprehensive introduction to git.
The link:cvs-migration.html[CVS migration] document explains how to
import a CVS repository into git, and shows how to use git in a
CVS-like way.
diff --git a/Documentation/tutorial.txt b/Documentation/tutorial.txt
index 99efce4..8094172 100644
--- a/Documentation/tutorial.txt
+++ b/Documentation/tutorial.txt
@@ -4,6 +4,10 @@ A tutorial introduction to git (for version 1.5.1 or newer)
This tutorial explains how to import a new project into git, make
changes to it, and share changes with other developers.
+If you are instead primarily interested in using git to fetch a project,
+for example, to test the latest version, you may prefer to start with
+the first two chapters of link:user-manual.html[The Git User's Manual].
First, note that you can get documentation for a command such as "git
diff" with:
@@ -564,7 +568,7 @@ link:tutorial-2.html[Part two of this tutorial] explains the object
database, the index file, and a few other odds and ends that you'll
need to make the most of git.
-If you don't want to consider with that right away, a few other
+If you don't want to continue with that right away, a few other
digressions that may be interesting at this point are:
* gitlink:git-format-patch[1], gitlink:git-am[1]: These convert