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@@ -160,10 +160,15 @@ ifndef::git-pull[]
-j::
--jobs=<n>::
- Number of parallel children to be used for fetching submodules.
- Each will fetch from different submodules, such that fetching many
- submodules will be faster. By default submodules will be fetched
- one at a time.
+ Number of parallel children to be used for all forms of fetching.
++
+If the `--multiple` option was specified, the different remotes will be fetched
+in parallel. If multiple submodules are fetched, they will be fetched in
+parallel. To control them independently, use the config settings
+`fetch.parallel` and `submodule.fetchJobs` (see linkgit:git-config[1]).
++
+Typically, parallel recursive and multi-remote fetches will be faster. By
+default fetches are performed sequentially, not in parallel.
--no-recurse-submodules::
Disable recursive fetching of submodules (this has the same effect as