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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-ls-files.txt11
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-ls-files.txt b/Documentation/git-ls-files.txt
index 15aee2f..347f447 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-ls-files.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-ls-files.txt
@@ -79,15 +79,16 @@ OPTIONS
-x <pattern>::
--exclude=<pattern>::
- Skips files matching pattern.
- Note that pattern is a shell wildcard pattern.
+ Skip untracked files matching pattern.
+ Note that pattern is a shell wildcard pattern. See EXCLUDE PATTERNS
+ below for more information.
-X <file>::
--exclude-from=<file>::
- exclude patterns are read from <file>; 1 per line.
+ Read exclude patterns from <file>; 1 per line.
--exclude-per-directory=<file>::
- read additional exclude patterns that apply only to the
+ Read additional exclude patterns that apply only to the
directory and its subdirectories in <file>.
--exclude-standard::
@@ -192,7 +193,7 @@ These exclude patterns come from these places, in order:
file containing a list of patterns. Patterns are ordered
in the same order they appear in the file.
- 3. command line flag --exclude-per-directory=<name> specifies
+ 3. The command line flag --exclude-per-directory=<name> specifies
a name of the file in each directory 'git ls-files'
examines, normally `.gitignore`. Files in deeper
directories take precedence. Patterns are ordered in the