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@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
'git add' [-n] [-v] [--force | -f] [--interactive | -i] [--patch | -p]
[--edit | -e] [--all | [--update | -u]] [--intent-to-add | -N]
[--refresh] [--ignore-errors] [--ignore-missing] [--]
- [<filepattern>...]
+ [<pathspec>...]
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ commit.
OPTIONS
-------
-<filepattern>...::
+<pathspec>...::
Files to add content from. Fileglobs (e.g. `*.c`) can
be given to add all matching files. Also a
leading directory name (e.g. `dir` to add `dir/file1`
@@ -100,20 +100,20 @@ apply to the index. See EDITING PATCHES below.
-u::
--update::
- Only match <filepattern> against already tracked files in
+ Only match <pathspec> against already tracked files in
the index rather than the working tree. That means that it
will never stage new files, but that it will stage modified
new contents of tracked files and that it will remove files
from the index if the corresponding files in the working tree
have been removed.
+
-If no <filepattern> is given, default to "."; in other words,
+If no <pathspec> is given, default to "."; in other words,
update all tracked files in the current directory and its
subdirectories.
-A::
--all::
- Like `-u`, but match <filepattern> against files in the
+ Like `-u`, but match <pathspec> against files in the
working tree in addition to the index. That means that it
will find new files as well as staging modified content and
removing files that are no longer in the working tree.