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@@ -62,8 +62,17 @@ The argument to this option may be a glob on ref names, a ref, or the (possibly
abbreviated) SHA-1 of a commit. Specifying a glob is equivalent to specifying
this option multiple times, one for each matching ref name.
-See also the `fetch.negotiationAlgorithm` configuration variable
-documented in linkgit:git-config[1].
+See also the `fetch.negotiationAlgorithm` and `push.negotiate`
+configuration variables documented in linkgit:git-config[1], and the
+`--negotiate-only` option below.
+ Do not fetch anything from the server, and instead print the
+ ancestors of the provided `--negotiation-tip=*` arguments,
+ which we have in common with the server.
+Internally this is used to implement the `push.negotiate` option, see
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