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@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ git-read-tree - Reads tree information into the index
SYNOPSIS
--------
-'git-read-tree' (<tree-ish> | [[-m [--aggressive]| --reset] [-u | -i]] <tree-ish1> [<tree-ish2> [<tree-ish3>]])
+'git-read-tree' (<tree-ish> | [[-m [--aggressive] | --reset | --prefix=<prefix>] [-u | -i]] <tree-ish1> [<tree-ish2> [<tree-ish3>]])
DESCRIPTION
@@ -63,6 +63,15 @@ OPTIONS
* when both sides adds a path identically. The resolution
is to add that path.
+--prefix=<prefix>/::
+ Keep the current index contents, and read the contents
+ of named tree-ish under directory at `<prefix>`. The
+ original index file cannot have anything at the path
+ `<prefix>` itself, and have nothing in `<prefix>/`
+ directory. Note that the `<prefix>/` value must end
+ with a slash.
+
+
<tree-ish#>::
The id of the tree object(s) to be read/merged.