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2 files changed, 65 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-commit-script.txt b/Documentation/git-commit-script.txt
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..bb559d7
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/git-commit-script.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,49 @@
+v0.99.4, Aug 2005
+git-commit-script - Record your changes
+'git commit' [-a] [(-c | -C) <commit> | -F <file> | -m <msg>] <file>...
+Updates the index file for given paths, or all modified files if
+'-a' is specified, and makes a commit object. The command
+VISUAL and EDITOR environment variables to edit the commit log
+ Update all paths in the index file.
+-c or -C <commit>::
+ Take existing commit object, and reuse the log message
+ and the authorship information (including the timestamp)
+ when creating the commit. With '-C', the editor is not
+ invoked; with '-c' the user can further edit the commit
+ message.
+-F <file>::
+ Take the commit message from the given file. Use '-' to
+ read the message from the standard input.
+-m <msg>::
+ Use the given <msg> as the commit message.
+ Update specified paths in the index file.
+Written by Linus Torvalds <>
+Part of the link:git.html[git] suite
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index d18cf5e..1308eb6 100644
--- a/Documentation/git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git.txt
@@ -34,6 +34,10 @@ the repository, the cache and the working fileset, those that
interrogate and compare them, and those that moves objects and
references between repositories.
+In addition, git itself comes with a spartan set of porcelain
+commands. They are usable but are not meant to compete with real
There are also some ancilliary programs that can be viewed as useful
aids for using the core commands but which are unlikely to be used by
SCMs layered over git.
@@ -128,14 +132,6 @@ link:git-clone-pack.html[git-clone-pack]::
Clones a repository into the current repository (engine
for ssh and local transport)
- Download from a remote repository via various protocols
- (user interface).
- Fetch from and merge with a remote repository via
- various protocols (user interface).
Downloads a remote GIT repository via HTTP
@@ -169,6 +165,18 @@ link:git-update-server-info.html[git-update-server-info]::
clients discover references and packs on it.
+Porcelainish Commands
+ Download from a remote repository via various protocols.
+ Fetch from and merge with a remote repository.
+ Record changes to the repository.
Ancilliary Commands