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@@ -9,8 +9,8 @@ SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
'git add' [-n] [-v] [--force | -f] [--interactive | -i] [--patch | -p]
- [--all | [--update | -u]] [--refresh] [--ignore-errors] [--]
- <filepattern>...
+ [--all | [--update | -u]] [--intent-to-add | -N]
+ [--refresh] [--ignore-errors] [--] <filepattern>...
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -92,6 +92,15 @@ OPTIONS
and add all untracked files that are not ignored by '.gitignore'
mechanism.
+
+-N::
+--intent-to-add::
+ Record only the fact that the path will be added later. An entry
+ for the path is placed in the index with no content. This is
+ useful for, among other things, showing the unstaged content of
+ such files with 'git diff' and committing them with 'git commit
+ -a'.
+
--refresh::
Don't add the file(s), but only refresh their stat()
information in the index.