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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-clone.txt4
-rw-r--r--builtin/clone.c2
2 files changed, 5 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-clone.txt b/Documentation/git-clone.txt
index ab72933..d69984b 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-clone.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-clone.txt
@@ -12,7 +12,8 @@ SYNOPSIS
'git clone' [--template=<template_directory>]
[-l] [-s] [--no-hardlinks] [-q] [-n] [--bare] [--mirror]
[-o <name>] [-b <name>] [-u <upload-pack>] [--reference <repository>]
- [--depth <depth>] [--recursive] [--] <repository> [<directory>]
+ [--depth <depth>] [--recursive|--recurse-submodules] [--] <repository>
+ [<directory>]
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -167,6 +168,7 @@ objects from the source repository into a pack in the cloned repository.
as patches.
--recursive::
+--recurse-submodules::
After the clone is created, initialize all submodules within,
using their default settings. This is equivalent to running
`git submodule update --init --recursive` immediately after
diff --git a/builtin/clone.c b/builtin/clone.c
index 19ed640..61e0989 100644
--- a/builtin/clone.c
+++ b/builtin/clone.c
@@ -66,6 +66,8 @@ static struct option builtin_clone_options[] = {
"setup as shared repository"),
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "recursive", &option_recursive,
"initialize submodules in the clone"),
+ OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "recurse_submodules", &option_recursive,
+ "initialize submodules in the clone"),
OPT_STRING(0, "template", &option_template, "path",
"path the template repository"),
OPT_STRING(0, "reference", &option_reference, "repo",