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diff --git a/Documentation/git-rebase.txt b/Documentation/git-rebase.txt
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@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
'git rebase' [-i | --interactive] [options] [--onto <newbase>]
- <upstream> [<branch>]
+ [<upstream>] [<branch>]
'git rebase' [-i | --interactive] [options] --onto <newbase>
--root [<branch>]
@@ -21,6 +21,12 @@ If <branch> is specified, 'git rebase' will perform an automatic
`git checkout <branch>` before doing anything else. Otherwise
it remains on the current branch.
+If <upstream> is not specified, the upstream configured in
+branch.<name>.remote and branch.<name>.merge options will be used; see
+linkgit:git-config[1] for details. If you are currently not on any
+branch or if the current branch does not have a configured upstream,
+the rebase will abort.
All changes made by commits in the current branch but that are not
in <upstream> are saved to a temporary area. This is the same set
of commits that would be shown by `git log <upstream>..HEAD` (or
@@ -217,7 +223,8 @@ leave out at most one of A and B, in which case it defaults to HEAD.
Upstream branch to compare against. May be any valid commit,
- not just an existing branch name.
+ not just an existing branch name. Defaults to the configured
+ upstream for the current branch.
Working branch; defaults to HEAD.