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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-fetch.txt9
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-pull.txt9
2 files changed, 18 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-fetch.txt b/Documentation/git-fetch.txt
index c76e313..8669227 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-fetch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-fetch.txt
@@ -76,6 +76,15 @@ The `pu` branch will be updated even if it is does not fast-forward,
because it is prefixed with a plus sign; `tmp` will not be.
+BUGS
+----
+Using --recurse-submodules can only fetch new commits in already checked
+out submodules right now. When e.g. upstream added a new submodule in the
+just fetched commits of the superproject the submodule itself can not be
+fetched, making it impossible to check out that submodule later without
+having to do a fetch again. This is expected to be fixed in a future git
+version.
+
SEE ALSO
--------
linkgit:git-pull[1]
diff --git a/Documentation/git-pull.txt b/Documentation/git-pull.txt
index c45efb3..1aad8bf 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-pull.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-pull.txt
@@ -220,6 +220,15 @@ If you tried a pull which resulted in a complex conflicts and
would want to start over, you can recover with 'git reset'.
+BUGS
+----
+Using --recurse-submodules can only fetch new commits in already checked
+out submodules right now. When e.g. upstream added a new submodule in the
+just fetched commits of the superproject the submodule itself can not be
+fetched, making it impossible to check out that submodule later without
+having to do a fetch again. This is expected to be fixed in a future git
+version.
+
SEE ALSO
--------
linkgit:git-fetch[1], linkgit:git-merge[1], linkgit:git-config[1]